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ADVERBS So inserted; omitted; == "also;" == "then"

So (like the Greek οὕτω δή) is often used where we should use "then." "In this way" naturally leads to "thus," "on this," "thereupon," "then."

“And when this hail some heat from Hermia felt
So he dissolved.

So is, therefore, sometimes more emphatic than with us, as in (arrange thus, not as Globe)--

Olivia. To one of your receiving enough is shown;
A cypress, not a bosom, hides (Fol.) my heart----(pauses
So (i.e. after this confession) let me hear you speak.
Vio. I pity you.

So in conditional clauses. See Conjunctions, 133.

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