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ne facite, Roby, § 1597, R. § 669. The periphrases by which a prohibition is made less peremptory are inappropriate to the simple and direct language of poetry. ut . . . sepulchrum, ‘that so my tomb shall not lack its offerings.’ Ut non expresses the result without that special association with purpose which came to belong to ut ne. Cf. Cic. in Verr. IV. § 45, “ut non conferam vitam neque existimationem tuam cum illius”, id. pro leg. Manil. § 44, “ut plura non licam”, with Halm's note. For honos cf. 287 n.
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