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per . . . agendum, ‘by whatsoever yet may need to be wisely done.’ Peris strictly without a case. The construction is very common. Cf. Virg. Aen.II. 142, ib. X. 903, Liv.xxiii. IX. 2, “per ego te, inquit, fili quaecumque iura liberos iungunt parentibus”.

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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 2.142
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 23, 9
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