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The various classical Latin types of Perfect are all found in Plautus: the Perfect of what is past and gone, e.g. the Perfect with Present function, such as novi, e.g. Bacch. 789A. nosce signum. B. novi” (cf. 986). Scivi would appear to follow the analogy of novi in lines like

Also the Perfect Indicative for Pluperfect Subjunctive, e.g. Mil. 1112ad equas fuisti (you would have been) scitus admissarius”; a Perfect like perii used of Future time in Conditional sentences, e.g.

the Perfect Infinitive for Present Infinitive, e.g. Aul. 828non potes probasse nugas”; especially after volo or nolo in prohibitions, e.g. This Perfect Infinitive is a characteristic of the early legal style, e.g. (Sen. Cons. de Bacchanalibus) “ita exdeicendum censuere, neiquis eorum Bacanal habuise velet . . Bacas vir nequis adiese velet (i.e. adiisse vellet)”, with which we may compare Livy's version (39, 14, 8):nequis, qui Bacchis initiatus esset, coiisse aut convenisse causa sacrorum velit”. Horace imitates it (Sat. 2, 3, 187)nequis humasse velit Aiacem, Atrida, vetas cur?

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