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PRONOUNS, PERSONAL. Him for he; I for me

Him for he.

Him is often put for "he," by attraction to "whom" understood, for "he whom."

Him (he whom) I accuse
By this the city ports hath enter'd.

“Ay, better than him (he whom) I am before knows me.

“When him (whom) we serve's away.

“Your party in converse, him (whom) you would sound,
He closes with you, &c.

Sometimes the relative is expressed:

“His brother and yours abide distracted--but chiefly him that
you term'd Gonzalo.

Sometimes he is omitted:

“Whom I serve above is my master.

“To (him to) whom it must be done.


“Damn'd be him,

perhaps let, or some such word, was implied.

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