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Is is pleonastically used (as with the Relative qui; cf. 3 above) with the Subject (or Object) of the Sentence (cf. Homeric ), e.g. Similarly the Neuter Singular of various Pronouns may stand in anticipatory apposition to a whole sentence (see Redslob in Literarisches Centralblatt, 1895, p. 1761), e.g. It is not far removed from a mere Particle in lines like From a similar use of the Neuter of uter has arisen the Disjunctive Interrogative utrum (see below, VIII. 2). Illud quidem ‘I mean to say’ is common, e.g. Stich. 589A. hunc hercle ad cenam ut vocem, te non vocem. B. advorsum te fabulare. A. illud quidem, ambos ut vocem.” The fuller phrase illud volui dicere has been already mentioned (13).

The loose colloquial use of the Neuter Accusative as Object of the Verb has been discussed in II. 35 e.g.

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