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Bounce paused, in the midst of his mental energy, to take a parenthetic whiff.
Unluckily I am ignorant of the very rudiments of the matter, so his parenthetic enthusiasms were lost upon me.
But the whole dispute on Poetic Diction is too deep and too broad for an occasional or parenthetic notice.
The Presidente's shrug was so ruthlessly significant, that Fraisier was compelled to make short work of his parenthetic discourse.
COUSIN PONSHONORE DE BALZAC
In parenthetic clauses like this, the introductory ut may convey two very different meanings according to the context.
CATO MAIOR DE SENECTUTEMARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
A dash is used alone or with a comma to inclose a phrase or clause which is parenthetic or explanatory.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
And now, let me return from this parenthetic information to my forlorn self, drearily surveying my "hermetically sealed" dwelling.
The parenthetic marks are as supra: but perhaps they ought to begin at 'by' and end with 'world.'
There is no break in the continuity of the soul's existence, not even one parenthetic hour.
If a parenthetic expression is preceded by a conjunction, place the first comma before the conjunction, not after it.
THE ELEMENTS OF STYLEWILLIAM STRUNK

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