I the old spelling of the affirmative adverb ay, was frequently used with a quibble, as in the following passage: “say thou but ‘I,’ And that bare vowel ‘I’ shall poison more Than the death-darting eye of cockatrice: I am not I, if there be such an I,” ROMEO AND JULIET, iii. 2. 45.
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