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Uttered unselfconsciously, it was voiced metrically, just to give lilt and play to a phrase, or phatically, not to express an idea but to establish sociability like the quack of a duck, song of a swan, or purr of a cat.
But he em - phatically asserted that the mythical mentality was transcended in the age of reason.
About a month later Newton expressed himself even more em - phatically to the same correspondent:
This was equally difapproved of by the haughty Swedes, who immediately and em - phatically pronounced a general negative.