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The Genitive has often the function of an Adjective, e.g. Mil. 502nisi mihi supplicium virgarum de te datur” (cf. v. 511nisi mihi supplicium stimuleum de te datur”). This Genitive of Description or Quality may stand alongside of an Adjective, e.g. Men. 269ego autem homo iracundus, animi perditi”. That the same function is exercised by the Ablative has been already remarked, e.g. Mil. 10fortem atque fortunatum et forma regia” (see below, 62); although cuiusmodi (with eiusmodi, etc.) is never replaced by quomodo, which is, as in classical Latin, appropriate to Verbs. Noteworthy is

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