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On the Adverbial use of the Ablative Case, e.g. Mil. 1124quin si voluntate nolet, vi extrudam foras”, see II. 58; of the Accusative, II. 36 Partim is nothing but the older form of the Accusative of pars and is so construed in Ter. Hec. prol. 15partim sum earum exactus, partim vix steti.

The construction of abhinc has been already discussed (II. 37). Fortasse, a by-form of which is fortassis (e.g. Bacch. 671), sometimes takes Accusative and Infinitive, e.g.

The same construction with the Conjunctions scilicet and videlicet (VIII, 2), (cf. Lucr. “scilicet esse globosa tamen”) is perfectly intelligible, since they are clearly Compounds of scio and licet, video and licet; just as the Adverb ilicet takes the construction of eo in a line like Capt. 469ilicet parasiticae arti maxumam malam crucem” ‘the jester's profession may go and be hanged’ ( Cist. 685,actum est, ilicet me infelicem et scelestam”, is perhaps Accusative of Exclamation). But the etymology of fortasse (-is) has not yet been discovered.

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