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Idem (Niemoeller l.c.), older isdem (Amph. 945), is formed like ibi-dem, itidem, etc., by addition of a Particle (cf. demum) with the sense of ‘very’ ‘precise,’ so that is-dem means ‘that very’1. It is usually followed by qui, but sometimes by atque (see below, VIII. 2). With suppression of operā Ablative (cf. “eādem operā” Capt. 450, etc., “unā operā” Ter. Hec. 798; also Pseud. 319 “qua opera credam tibi, una opera alligem fugitivam canem agninis lactibus”） we find the Adverb eādem, used (in Asyndeton normally) with Fut. or Fut. Perfect, e.g. Capt. 293 “sequere hac me igitur: eadem ego ex hoc quae volo exquisivero” (in Pers. 445 with Fut. Imperative).
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