previous next

PRONOUNS, PERSONAL. Him, her, &c., for "himself," "herself"

Him, her, me, them, &c. are often used in Elizabethan, and still more often in Early English, for himself, herself, &c.

“How she opposes her (sets herself) against my will.

“My heart hath one poor string to stay it by.

“And so I say I'll cut the causes off
Flattering me with impossibilities.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: