illa vis, such a power. hac imbecillitate nostra, this frail nature of ours. et non inest, coordinate with neque inest (above): in English we should more naturally use a subord. clause, while it does not exist naturae. . . motu, movement of the universe (as appearing in the heavenly bodies, etc., just spoken of). haec ipsa, these very words of mine. possimus: for mood and tense, see § 524 (312); B. 307, I; G. 602; 11.584, 2 (51 3, ii and N.1); H.-B. 504, 3 and a. mentem injecit: "Whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad," — a very old idea. habiturus esset, would be sure to have: § 517, c, N.1 (308, C, N.1); B. 304, 3, a, N. ; G. 597, R3, b; cf. 11.582 III, 2); H.-B. 582, 3, a.
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