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416. The price of a thing is put in the Ablative:—
  1. agrum vēndidit sēstertium sex mīlibus, he sold the land for 6000 sesterces.
  2. Antōnius rēgna addīxit pecūniā (Phil. 7.15) , Antony sold thrones for money.
  3. logōs rīdiculōs: quis cēnā poscit (Pl. Stich. 221) , jokes: who wants them for (at the price of) a dinner?
  4. māgnō illī ea cūnctātiō stetit (Liv. 2.36) , that hesitation cost him dear.

Note.--To this head is to be referred the Ablative of the Penalty (§ 353. 1).

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    • J. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War, AG BG 1.31
    • J. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War, AG BG 6.22
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