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Doubling of the Pronouns, to express indefiniteness, appears not merely in quisquis (never in Plural), etc., but also in, e.g., “quantumquantum” Poen. 738 (cf. “ubiubi” Rud. 1210). The same sense is given by the addition of vis, lubet1, cumque (quomque), e.g. Pers. 210 “quoi pol quomque occasio est” (cf. Bacch. 252 “ubi fit quaque mentio”); also of -que, e.g. quandoque, quisque (= quisquis), e.g. Mil. 156 “quemque in tegulis videritis alienum”. (On quisque ‘each,’ and on quisquis with the function of quisque, see below, 25）
1 We see the origin of these forms in lines like
- Trin. 570 “quid tibi lubet tute agito cum nato meo”,
- Stich. 698 “vide utram tibi lubet etiamnunc capere, cape provinciam”,
- Bacch. 866 “pacisce ergo, obsecro, quid tibi lubet . . pacisce quidvis”,
- Rud. 854 “A. utrum vis opta, dum licet. B. neutrum volo”,
- Mil. 1031 “impera, siquid vis”,
- Merc. 182, etc., “siquid vis, roga”.
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