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491. The Perfect Participle of a few deponent verbs is used nearly in the sense of a Present.

Such are, regularly, ratus , solitus , veritus; commonly, arbitrātus , fīsus , ausus , secūtus , and occasionally others, especially in later writers:—

    rem incrēdibilem ratī (Sall. Cat. 48), thinking the thing incredible.
  1. īnsidiās veritus (B. G. 2.11) , fearing an ambuscade.
  2. cohortātus mīlitēs docuit (B. C. 3.80) , encouraging the men, he showed.
  3. īrātus dīxistī; (Mur. 62), you spoke in a passion.
  4. ad pūgnam congressī (Liv. 4.10) , meeting in fight.

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    • J. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War, AG BG 2.5
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