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[53] Adverbs and pronouns also may be varied, as in the following instance:1 lic ilium vidi iunvenem followed by bis senos cui nostra dies and hic mihi responsum primus dedit ille petenti. But both these cases involve the massing together of words and phrases either in asyndeton or polysyndeton.

1 Ecl. i. 43. “Here I beheld that youth For whom each year twelve days my altars smoke, He first gave answer to my aupplication.”

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