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The Ablative of Respect, indicating the sphere in which the Verb operates: e.g. Most. 708atque pol nescio ut moribus sient vostrae”, ‘in respect of character’; Pers. 238malitia certare tecum”; with deficio, e.g. Asin. 609quem si intellegam deficere vita.

This Ablative plays the part of a Cognate Accusative in lines like

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