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  • Of this sort is Asyndeton when the conjunctions uniting sentences are removed.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Ye haue another sort of speach in a maner defectiue because it wants good band or coupling, and is the figure [_Asyndeton_] we call him [_loose language_] and doth not a litle alter th'eare as thus.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • [278] The Figure of Asyndeton, or "no ands," hurries us on to the great final catastrophe, which affects all "the kingdoms of this world"; and bids us dwell, not on any one of them, but upon the whole of them as one.

    Commentary on Revelation

  • Ye haue another sort of speach in a maner defectiue because it wants good band or coupling, and is the figure [Asyndeton] we call him [loose language] and doth not a lite alter th'eare as thus.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Asyndeton is another method of assuring emphasis: just remove the conjunctions, as in Caesar's famous "Veni, vidi, vici."

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XII No 1

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