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371. When place or motion is distinctly thought of, the verbs mentioned in § 370 regularly take a noun with a preposition:
  1. inhaeret in visceribus (Tusc. 4.24) , it remains fixed in the vitals.
  2. homine coniūnctō mēcum (Tull. 4) , a man united to me.
  3. cum hōc concurrit ipse Eumenēs (Nep. Eum. 4.1) , with him Eumenes himself engages in combat (runs together).
  4. inserite oculōs in cūriam (Font. 43) , fix your eyes on the senate-house.
  5. īgnis quī est ob ōs offūsus (Tim. 14) , the fire which is diffused before the sight.
  6. obicitur contrā istōrum impetūs Macedonia (Font. 44) , Macedonia is set to withstand their attacks. [Cf. quis vōbīs error “obiectus(Caec. 5) , if any mistake has been caused you.]
  7. in segetem flamma incidit (Aen. 2.304) , the fire falls upon the standing corn.

Note.--But the usage varies in different authors, in different words, and often in the same word and the same sense. The Lexicon must be consulted for each verb.

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