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The Genitive of Exclamation is another Plautine usage which is often, but probably in error, ascribed to the influence of Greek. Examples are very rare: In Mil. 1223 there is no need to change o fortunata muliĕr es of the MSS. into o fortunatae mulieris. The Accusative usually has this function in Plautus and always in Terence, e.g. Ter. Phorm. 134iocularem audaciam!” (see below, 47).

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