Word order problem!

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Mad-ox

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Which one sounds better?


He would have become the prisoner of both wealth and theft.


He would have become the prisoner both of wealth and of theft.
 

emsr2d2

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Which one sounds better?


He would have become the prisoner of both wealth and theft.


He would have become the prisoner both of wealth and of theft.

I prefer the word order in the first. However, it's a rather odd sentence.
 
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