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Lastly may be mentioned that the curious Latin use of 2nd Person Singular of this Mood in general statements, not referring to a definite person, is as early as Plautus, e.g.

Like it is the ‘Potential’ credas ‘one would think,’ etc, e.g.

To the Present credas of Accius 395, “interruptum credas nimbum volvier”, the Imperfect crederes of Accius 321, “Mavortes armis duo congressos crederes”, stands in the same relation as the Imperfect to the Present of the Jussive Subjunctive (see above, 14

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