[*] 554. Dōnec and quoad, until, with the Perfect Indicative denote an actual fact in past time:—
- “ dōnec rediit silentium fuit ” (Liv. 23.31.9) , there was silence until he returned.
- “ūsque eō timuī dōnec ad rêiciendōs iūdicēs vēnimus ” (Verr. 2.1.17) , I was anxious until the moment when we came to challenge the jurors.
- Rōmae fuērunt quoad L. Metellus in prōvinciam profectus est (id. 2.62), they remained at Rome until Lucius Metellus set out for the province.
[*] Note.-- Dum, until, with the Perfect Indicative is rare: as, “—mānsit in condiciōne ūsque ad eum fīnem dum iūdicēs rêiectī sunt” (Verr. 1.16) , he remained true to the agreement until the jurors were challenged.