Origin of full stop
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After the word "auctorum" there is a full-stop, breaking the grammatical construction just as that after "confecti" does.
The full-stop after "confecti," breaking the grammatical construction; 2.
The full-stop bacillus for choice—put you sooner out of your agony.The Return of the Prodigal|May Sinclair
"If he didn't really mean to," she began ungraciously; but Mary cut her short with what the boys called her full-stop manner.Quicksilver Sue|Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
Peter hesitated, came to a full-stop opposite one of Libertys windows, a tawny riot of gold and amber and copper tints.Twos and Threes|G. B. Stern