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    Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad?

    Should we edit it into:

    Those whom God wishes to destroy, He makes them mad first. ?

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    Re: Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad?

    No

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    #3

    Re: Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Should we edit it into:

    Those whom God wishes to destroy, He makes them mad first. ?
    No. You can capitalise "He" if you want to, but keep the word order.
    You should be able to see this if it's expressed as below:
    "God first makes them mad those whom He wishes to destroy."

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    Re: Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
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    Those whom God wishes to destroy, He makes them mad first. ?
    And that is "mad" as in "crazy," not "angry."

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    Re: Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad?

    I believe that even a capital letter is inappropriate. This is a quote from a classical (polytheistic) source, I'm pretty sure: 'Those whom the gods wish to destroy, they first make mad.' (And yes, crazy not angry -'mad' didn't mean that in the Ancient World!

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