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[7] which makes it doubtful what the exact reference of some word or words may be, more especially when there is a word in the middle of the sentence which may be referred either to what precedes or what follows, as in the line of Virgil1 which describes Troilus as
lora tenens tamen,
where it may be disputed whether the poet means that he is still holding the reins, or that, although he holds the reins, he is still dragged along.

1 Aen. i. 477.

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