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The Genitive has often the function of an Adjective, e.g. Mil. 502 “nisi mihi supplicium virgarum de te datur” (cf. v. 511 “nisi mihi supplicium stimuleum de te datur”). This Genitive of Description or Quality may stand alongside of an Adjective, e.g. Men. 269 “ego autem homo iracundus, animi perditi”. That the same function is exercised by the Ablative has been already remarked, e.g. Mil. 10 “fortem atque fortunatum et forma regia” (see below, 62); although cuiusmodi (with eiusmodi, etc.) is never replaced by quomodo, which is, as in classical Latin, appropriate to Verbs. Noteworthy is
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