And when this Elision is proper, and when not, the Ear is a sufficient Judge.
In these English hexameters I have used and advocate the use of Miltonic elision.
Elision marks indicate that parts of this letter are omitted.
Otsataga, by elision, readily becomes Otstaga, and again Ostaga.
The elision is not a happy one, and the mere suppression of the "and" does not produce ...