Similarly it has been held that we should
observe distinctions such as the following: if the
preposition ex is compounded with specto, there will
be an s in the second syllable, while there will be no
s if it is compounded with pecto.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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