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He quotes Winston Churchill employing anastrophe, the inversion of the usual order of words or clauses: "[T]he long night of barbarism will descend, unbroken even by a star of hope, unless we conquer, as conquer we must; as conquer we shall" (p.
L'action de l'amour, que nous preferons lire comme un dieu a cause de l'anterieure demande des deesses Hera et Athena, est decrite avec une tmese en anastrophe, procede frequent dans le poeme (18).
One passage is introduced by the anastrophe "Return we within the Guidhall" (81); another concludes with "But we digress" (88); towards the end Twain intrudes with, "Let us change the tense for convenience" (265).