Prepositions often retain their original meaning as
- Ante and post in relations of
, whom I mentioned a little while
diēbus, three days
after (cf. § 424. f).
, no one went out in opposition.
quārta (Sall. Cat. 56), about the
- Ā or ab, off, in expressions of distance, with the Ablative of Degree of
Difference (§ 414):—
mīlibus passuum circiter
(B. G. 5.32)
, at a distance of about two miles
(about two miles off) they awaited the approach
of the Romans.
- In general, prepositions ending in
, thus Æolus in reply.
3.22), there happened to be a mound close