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PRONOUNS, RELATIVE AND INTERROGATIVE. Who for whom

Who for whom. The inflection of who is frequently neglected.

“Who I myself struck down.

“Who does the wolf love? The lamb.

Compare W. T. iv. 4. 66, v. 1. 109.

Apparently it is not so common to omit the m when the whom is governed by a preposition whose contiguity demands the inflection:

“There is a mystery with whom relation
Durst never meddle.

Compare especially,

“Consider who the king your father sends,
To whom he sends.

The interrogative is found without the inflection even after a preposition:

“C. Yield thee, thief.
Gui. To who?

; Othello, i. 2. 52.

“With who?

And in a dependent question:

“The dead man's knell
Is there scarce asked for who.

In the following, who is not the object of the preposition:

“This is a creature . . . might make proselytes
Of who she but bid follow.

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