[*] 569. Substantive Clauses of Result are used as the subject of the following:—
- Of passive verbs denoting the accomplishment of an effort:—
- Of Impersonals meaning it happens, it
remains, it follows, it is necessary, it is
added, and the like (§ 568, footnote):—
- “accidit ut essetlūna plēna ” (B. G. 4.29) , it happened to be full moon (it happened that it was, etc.). [Here ut esset is subject of accidit .]
- “reliquum est utofficiīs certēmusinter nōs ” (Fam. 7.31) , it remains for us to vie with each other in courtesies.
- “restat ut hōc dubitēmus” (Rosc. Am. 88) , it is left for us to doubt this.
- “sequitur ut doceam” (N. D. 2.81) , the next thing is to show (it follows, etc.).
- Of est in the sense of it is the fact that, etc. (mostly poetic):—