[*] 498. The Future Participle (except futūrus and ventūrus) is rarely used in simple agreement with a noun, except by poets and later writers. [*] a. The future participle is chiefly used with the forms of esse (often omitted in the infinitive) in the Active Periphrastic Conjugation (see § 195):—
- “morere, Diagorā, nōn enim in caelum adscēnsūrus es ” (Tusc. 1.111) , die, Diagoras, for you are not likely to rise to heaven.
- “spērat adulēscēns diū sē vīctūrum ” (Cat. M. 68) , the young man hopes to live long (that he shall live long).
- “neque petītūrus umquam cōnsulātum vidērētur ” (Off. 3.79) , and did not seem likely ever to be a candidate for the consulship.