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389. Many verbs ordinarily transitive may be used absolutely, having their natural object in the ablative with (§ 273. N. 2):—
  1. priusquam Pompōnius êius adventū cōgnōsceret (B. C. 3.101) , before Pomponius could learn of his coming. [Cf. êius adventū cōgnitō, his arrival being discovered.]

For Accusative and Genitive after Impersonals, see § 354. b. For the Accusative after the impersonal Gerundive with esse , see § 500. 3.

Cognate Accusative

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