A Latin Grammar Founded on Comparative Grammar

A Latin Grammar Founded on Comparative Grammar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...i. 37), such is our love of country that we measure it not by our own feeling, but by her own welfare. Locative Ablative. 254. The locative ablative is used to denote the place where (usually with a preposition), and the time when. a. The ablative of the place where is retained in many idiomatic expressions (compare 259. d): as, pendemus animis (Tusc. i. 40), we are in suspense of mind. socius periculis vobiscum adero (Jug. 85), I will be present with you a companion in dangers. premit altum corde dolorem (jEn. i. 209), he keeps down the pain deep in his heart. b. The following verbs are followed by the ablative: acquiesco, detector, laetor, gaudeo, glorior, nitor, sto, maneo, fido (confidd), consisto, contineor, --with the verbals fretus, contentus, laetus: as, spe niti (Att. iii. 9), to rely on hope. prudentia fidens (Off. i. 33), trusting in prudence. laetari bonis rebus (Lael. 13), to rejoice in good things. Remark.--The above verbs sometimes take the preposition in. Ablative Absolute. 255. A noun or pronoun, with a participle,1 is put in the ablative, to define the Time or Circumstances of an action: as, vocatis ad se undique mercatoribus (B. G. iv. 20), having called to him the traders from all quarters. a. An adjective, or another noun, may take the place of the participle:2 as, exigua parte aestatis reliqua (id.), when but a small part of the summer was left. M. Messala et M. Pisone consulibus (id. i. 2), in the consulship of Messala and Piso. b. Sometimes a participle or adjective (under the construction of the Ablative Absolute) is put in agreement with a phrase or clause, or is used adverbially: as, incerto quid peterent, since it was uncertain what they sought. consulto et cogitato (Off. i. 8), on purpose and with reflection the matter..show more

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