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And it does so partly because this picture and this sense are conveyed not only by the obvious meaning of the words, but through the long- drawn sound of 'tendebantque, ' through the time occupied by the five syllables and therefore by the idea of 'ulterioris, ' and through the identity of the long sound 'or' in the penultimate syllables of 'ulterioris amore'- all this, and much more, apprehended not in this analytical fashion, nor as added to the beauty of mere sound and to the obvious meaning, but in unity with them and so as expressive of the poetic meaning of the whole. - "Oxford Lectures on Poetry", Andrew Cecil Bradley.

Our penultimate performance was over, and I was in the midst of my vagaries again, when I saw Berry. - "The Brother of Daphne", Dornford Yates.

155. " Words ending in ator have the accent generally on the penultimate." - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.

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penultima, penetrate.

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