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PRONOUNS, PERSONAL. Him for he; I for me

I for me (for euphony: see 205):

“Here's none but thee and I.

“All debts are cleared between you and I.

“You know my father hath no child but I.

“Unless you would devise some virtuous lie
And hang some praise upon deceased I.

The rhyme is an obvious explanation of the last example. But, in all four, I is preceded by a dental.


“Which may make this island
Thine own for ever, and I, thy Caliban,
For aye thy foot-licker.

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