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#123954 - 02/26/04 07:50 PM apodosis Joined: Jan 2001
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I found this while looking up leads from 'paradise':
APODOSIS: Dictionary Entry and Meaning
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
Definition: \A*pod"o*sis\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to give back; ?
from, back again + ? to give.] (Gram.)
The consequent clause or conclusion in a conditional
sentence, expressing the result, and thus distinguished from
the protasis or clause which expresses a condition. Thus, in
the sentence, ``Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him,''
the former clause is the protasis, and the latter the
Note: Some grammarians extend the terms protasis and apodosis
to the introductory clause and the concluding clause,
even when the sentence is not conditional.
As the hen said to the egg, you may be a pain in the ass,
but I'm going to lay you just the same.
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