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ăb-hinc ,
I.temp. adv.
I. Of future time, henceforth, hence, hereafter (anteclass.): seque ad ludos jam inde abhinc exerceant, Pac. ap. Charis. 175 P. (Trag. Rel. p. 80 Rib.); so, aufer abhinc lacrimas. —But more usu.,
II. Of past time, ago, since; with acc. or abl., and the cardin. num. (except the comic poets most freq. in Cic., both in his Orations and Letters).
(β). With abl.: “qui abhinc sexaginta annis occisus foret,Plaut. Most. 2, 2, 63; so, “abhinc annis xv.,Cic. Rosc. Com. 13: “comitiis jam abhinc diebus triginta factis,thirty days ago, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 52 fin. In Lucr. 3, 967: aufer abhinc lacrimas, it is prob. only a fuller expression for hinc, as in Plaut. Pers. 5, 2, 19: jurgium hinc auferas, since there is no other example where abhinc is used of place. Vid. upon this article, Hand, Turs. 1, 63-66.
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