Power is the subject, and the execution is precise—even if this book will make you miss the comma terribly.
Page 14: comma after "her labour should come on" replaced with a full stop.
Sometimes this line is printed with a comma after the word noble.
There was no semicolon after "opaca," but a comma after "latiore."
There is no comma, for instance, following the word Mistress in IV.
Changed closing punctuation withperiod not comma as original text printed.
Followed, in the third edition, from which he quotes, by a comma.
For this reason the comma and dash seem to be the best mode of punctuating sentences like the above.
We have to insert its thin edge at a comma, or else keep still.
For the want of merely a comma, it often occurs that an axiom appears a paradox, or that a sarcasm is converted into a sermonoid.
1520s as a Latin word, nativized by 1590s, from Latin comma "short phrase," from Greek komma "clause in a sentence," literally "piece which is cut off," from koptein "to cut off," from PIE root *kop- "to beat, strike" (see hatchet (n.)). Like colon (n.1) and period, originally a Greek rhetorical term for a part of a sentence, and like them it has been transferred to the punctuation mark that identifies it.
A punctuation mark (,) used to indicate pauses and to separate elements within a sentence. “The forest abounds with oak, elm, and beech trees”; “The bassoon player was born in Roanoke, Virginia, on December 29, 1957.”