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520. The special constructions of General Conditions are sometimes found in Conditional Relative Clauses:—

    The Second Person Singular of the Subjunctive in the protasis with the Indicative of a general truth in the apodosis (§ 518. a):—
    1. bonus tantum modo sēgniorfit ubi neglegās, at malus improbior (Iug. 31.28) , a good man merely becomes less diligent when you don't watch him, but a bad man becomes more shameless. [Present General Condition.]
    The Perfect or Pluperfect Indicative in the protasis and the Present or Imperfect Indicative in the apodosis (§ 518. b):—
    1. cum hūcvēnī, hōc ipsum nihil agere dēlectat(De Or. 2.24) , whenever I come here, this very doing nothing delights me (whenever I have come, etc.). [Present General Condition.]
    2. cum rosamvīderat, tum incipere vēr arbitrābātur(Verr. 5.27) , whenever he saw (had seen) a rose, then he thought spring was beginning. [Past General Condition.]
    In later writers (rarely in Cicero and Cæsar) the Imperfect or Pluperfect Subjunctive in the protasis and the Imperfect Indicative in the apodosis (§ 518. c):—
    1. ubiimbēcillitās māteriae postulārevidērētur, pīlae interpōnuntur(B. C. 2.16) , wherever the weakness of the timber seemed to require, piles were put between. [Past General Condition: interpōnuntur = interpōnēbantur .]
    2. quōcumque intulisset, victōriam sēcum trahēbat(Liv. 6.8) , wherever he advanced, he carried victory with him. [Past General Condition.]
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