VERBS, MOODS OF:-- INDICATIVE: simple present for complete present with adverbs meaning "as yet," &c.Indicative simple present for complete present with adverbs signifying "as yet," &c. This is in accordance with the Latin idiom, "jampridem opto," &c., and it is explicable on the ground that, when an action continued up to the present time is still continuing, the speaker may prefer the verb to dwell simply on the fact that the action is present, allowing the adverb to express the past continuousness:
“How does your honour for this many a day?” Hamiet, iii. 1. 91.
“That's the worst tidings that I hear of yet.