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 Another licence, still more alien from Roman usage, is the retention of a short or unelided syllable at the end of the first penthemimer.
The unelided form of the word _hu'_ would be _hui_.
Lastly, a sounded vowel, followed by an unelided 'mute e,' must be at the end of the line.
The reason of this is that elision marks the period of living growth; as soon as the language had become crystallised, each letter had its fixed force, the caprices of common pronunciation no longer influencing it; and although no correct writer places the unelided _m_ before a vowel, yet the great rarity of elision not only of _m_ but of long and even short vowels (except _que_) shows that the main object was to avoid it, if possible.
Ad caelum tendens ardentia lumina frustra, and the strange spondaic unelided line (Aen.