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Quisque ‘each’ has also, as we have seen (4), the function of quisquis ‘whoever,’ e.g. Asin. 404quisque obviam huic occesserit irato, vapulabit” (cf. Pennigsdorf: dequisqueetquisquispronominum apud comicos latinos usu. Halle, 1878). Similarly quisquis occupies the place of quisque in lines like and in the Plautine phrase “cum eo cum quiqui,Poen. 536, etc., ‘in any case.’ The MSS. seem often to confuse the two words, e.g. Truc. 225adridere ut quisquis P: quisque A veniat blandeque adloqui”, and in Trin. 218 many editors substitute through metrical reasons quidque for quidquid of the MSS. (AP):

quod si exquiratur usque ab stirpe auctoritas,
unde quidquid auditum dicant.

The two Pronouns are rightly distinguished in Poen. 483 sqq.:

quemquem visco offenderant,
tam crebri ad terram decidebant quam pira:
ut quisque acciderat, eum necabam ilico.

By a similar laxity of usage, the Ablative (Instrumental) of quisque is, if this be the right reading, used in the phrase >suo quique loco,

(cf. Stich. 62, Titinius 130). So in Cato (R.R. 23, 4 “suo cuique dolio”) and Varro (L.L. 10, 48 “sui cuiusque generis”). The classical use of quisque with Ordinal Numerals is also a usage of Plautus, e.g. Trin. 524in quinto quoque sulco moriuntur boves”. With a Superlative he uses it only once, and in the Plural, Most. 155optumi quique expetebant a me doctrinam sibi”. (For examples of ubi quisque, see Seyffert in Berliner Philologische Wochenschrift, 16, p. 14.)

The use of quisque and uterque with a Plural Verb is discussed in I. 6

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