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353. Other constructions for the Charge or Penalty are—

    The Ablative of Price: regularly of a definite amount of fine, and often of indefinite penalties (cf. § 416):—
      Frusinātēstertiā parteagrī damnātī; (Liv. 10.1), the people of Frusino condemned [to forfeit] a third part of their land.
    The Ablative with , or the Accusative with inter , in idiomatie expressions:—
    1. aleā, for gambling; ambitū, for bribery.
    2. pecūniīs repetundīs, of extortion (cf. § 352. a).
    3. inter sīcāriōs (Rosc. Am. 90) , as an assassin (among the assassins).
    4. et mâiestātis damnātī; (Phil. 1.21), convicted of assault and treason.

    Note.--The accusative with ad and in occurs in later writers to express the penalty: as,— “ad mortem(Tac. Ann. 16.21) , to death; ad ( in ) metalla, to the mines.

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