[*] 305. A Relative agrees with its Antecedent in Gender and Number; but its Case depends on its construction in the clause in which it stands:—
- “ea diēs quam cōnstituerat vēnit ” (B. G. 1.8) , that day which he had appointed came.
- pontem quī erat ad Genāvam iubet rescindī; (id. 1.7), he orders the bridge which was near Geneva to be cut down.
- Aduatucī, dē quibus suprā dīximus, domum revertērunt (id. 2.29), the Aduatuci, of whom we have spoken above, returned home.
- fīlium et fīliam, quōs valdē dīlēxit, unō tempore āmīsit, he lost at the same time a son and a daughter whom he dearly loved.
- “grandēs nātū mātrēs et parvulī līberī, quōrum utrōrumque aetās misericor, diam nostram requīrit ” (Verr. 5.129) , aged matrons and little children, whose time of life in each case demands our compassion.
- ōtium atque dīvitiae, quae prīma mortālēs putant (Sall. Cat. 36), idleness and wealth, which men count the first (objects of desire).
- “ eae frūgēs et frūctūs quōs terra gignit ” (N. D. 2.37) , those fruits and crops which the earth produces.