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reor, and video, and often after tempestās (7), for tempus, 5,
perf. participles, e.g. perpessos, 26, n.
14, i. For examples of omis- tendo (3), for contendo, 56, 10.
sion of est, see 14, 2; 48, 2;
of erat, 3, 30; of fuisse, 37,1; teneo (5), with perf. part., 3, 6.
of sunt, 30, 9. foret and Tenses, irregular sequence of: In
forēnt are often used for esset indic.: perf. with imp., 7, 12, N;
essent. There are no instances plup. for perf., note to trānstu-

of fui, etc., with perf. part. lerant, 13, 6; 17, 16, N.
superior (2), with discĒdo, 30,

In subj.: Apparent violation

of rule in ind. ques., 6, 11, N;
superő (2), ‘be remaining,'15, 6.

change from secondary to pri-

mary sequence in ind.commands,
Supine: In -ū (7), 2, 30; 5, 4; 5, 25, 7, N; epistolary, 26, 16, N;

30; 9, 22; 24, 2; 50, 29; 53, 18. 50, 7, N; hist. pres., with pri-
In -um (3), 20, 4; 27, 16, N; mary sequence : (a) in ind. ques.,
47, 3.

20, 6; (b) in purp. cl., 27, 8;
supplicium, for supplicātio, 7, 30, 30; 34, 12; 34, 14; 37,6;
1, n.

38, 22; hist. perf., with primary
suprā (8): suprā caput sum,

sequence, 32, 3; subj. pres.,
48, 10; suprā ea, 2, 31, N;

following timēns (main verb

in indic. perf.), 47, 12; subj.
suprā quam, 3, 29, n.

imp., depending on inf. perf.
suus (55): Between adj. and noun,

(main verb primary), 24, 15;
56, 15. ex suo numero =

24, 16; subj. perf., in result
suorum numero, 24, 11.

clauses, 25, 10, N; primary and
Neut sing., 'property,' 3, 32;

secondary sequence depending,
11, 20. Neut. pl., 1, 20; 8, 27.

on same verb, 24, 6, N; 25, 13;
Referring to subject in preceding

30, 29.
sentence, 16, 3; 19, 22. With

tetrarchae (1), 14, 23, n.
loc., 20, 5.

Thanksgiving days, 7, 1, n.
tabellae, 'letters': note to red- Third Oration against Catiline,

ditās, 25, 18; note to L. Cati- XVII; 37, 13, n.
lina, 26, 1; also 34, 1, N; 34, Thirty Tyrants. See note to Lace-
2, N; 34, 3, n.

daemonii, 43, 19.
tabula (4): picta, 8, 17, n. Title of the work. See page 59 of
tabulae novae, 15, 31, n.

tālis (12), for tantus, 17,5; 33,7. Tmesis, 3, 31, n.
tamen (17), quod tamen (con- toga praetexta. See note to
cession implied), 7, 32.

insignia, 44, 15.
tametsi (7), only with indic. tolero (6), with acc. and inf., 15,

Tarquinius (4), 38, 6.
Teachers, among Romans, see note toreuma (1), 15, 11, n.
to litteris, 17, 31.

traho (4), with ab, 6, 14.
tēlum, carrying weapons, 19, 12, trēsviri nocturni. See 51, 7, N,

and note to minārēs, 22, 6.

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Tribune: Age, see note to adulē- | urbs (27), contrasted with nātio,

scentēs, 29, 12. Inauguration, 1, 22, n.
32, 20, n. Powers, 29, 13, N.

ut (53): 'how,' 4, 14. ita ut, as
Triumph. See notes to ad urbem much as,' 2, 3. So-called omis-

and triumphārent, 21, 17. sion of, with: dēcerno, 21, 1,
Trõiāni (1), 4, 18.

N; fac, 34, 3; licet, 26, 5;

mando, 24, 6, n; nūntio, 38,
tū (34), vostrum, for poss. pron.,

14; obtestor, 25, 1, N; per-
24, 21, n.

mitto, 34, 14. See Subjunctive,
tueor (1), with ab, 20, 19.

under Purpose and Result.
Tullianum (1), 51, 1, N; 51, 2, N: uterque (7), with pl. verb, 39,
51, 4, n.

6, n.
tum (13), tum ... ubi, 46, 7.

vacuus (4): With ab, 10, 6; 40,
Twelve Tables, 19, 12, N; 44,20, N. 15. With dat., 11, 3.

Variety of expression : XIII; 1, 18,
ubi (46): Followed by indic. pres. N; 9, 11, n; note to docta, 17,

perf., or plup. (except where
affected by ideal second person, Vestal Virgins, note to cum sa
and in 50, 21). Preceded by

cerdote Vestae, 10, 19.
ibi, 47, 14. With several per- vigilia, (4), 22, 6, n.
fect tenses, followed by an im-

vir (14): 'husband,'17, 26; 17,30.
perfect, 7, 12, n.

Without adj., 'man of courage,'
Umbrēnus (4), 30, 29, N.

31, 10; 34, 4; 54, 20; 55, 2.
unde (1), for ut inde, 55, 32. Volturcius (10), 33, 17; 36,5.
ūnus (3): in ūnum (sc. locum), vorsus (1), with in, 52, 9, N.
12, 3. Plural, 5, 2, N. ūnus
alter, 54, 2.

Xerxes' expedition, 9, 8, N.


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