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pronouns and verbs used to refer to the speaker or writer of the language in which they occur

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Charondas did nothing new, except in actions for perjury, which he was the first person who took into particular consideration.
Who was the first person who ought to be told of what had happened?
First person singular, I do not care; second person singular, thou dost not care; third person singular, she does not care,' returned Tom.
Davis had declared limes a contraband article, and solemnly vowed to publicly ferrule the first person who was found breaking the law.
Running down stairs, I quickly stated my suspicions to the first person i met --the chambermaid.
The first person that struck her, after her arrival, was George Shelby, who was staying there, awaiting the next boat.
My mother was the first person who told me of it; and I, feeling myself called on to act with resolution, immediately said to her, 'My dear madam, I do not know what you may intend to do on the occasion, but as for myself, I must say, that if Edward does marry this young woman, I never will see him again.
the first person I meet in the street is bound to be my second, just as he would be bound to pull a drowning man out of water.
Wherefore did you not apply, then, madame, to the first person you saw from us?
Curiously enough, almost the first person whom she saw was the Prince.
She had been the first person to whom Emily had confided her domestic anxieties.
The first person we saw was Moody Spurgeon sitting on the steps and muttering away to himself.
To his amazement the first person he saw upon the quay was Mr.
I was half asleep," I answered, "and he was the first person who occurred to me.
We commonly do not remember that it is, after all, always the first person that is speaking.