For for me to put him to his purgation would perhaps plunge him into more choler.

I love when this happens in English. We don’t think of English as a particularly musical language. It’s not Chinese in that way but when you encounter “For for me” in this sentence, you absolutely have to do something with the melody of the line to make it make sense. If you read for for me with the exact some weight on each word, it would sound absurd. It looks crazy- but of course, if you HEAR “for for me” in context, it doesn’t raise the slightest bit of attention. It makes SOLID sense. But looking at it, it looks like a mistake. It needs the music to make sense.


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