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terminis ; 481, Fatorum terminus.

textum : Ace. 484, laterum texta.

thensaurus: Enn. Trag. 203 (Sc 245 V), ubi mortis thensauri
obiacent.

toxicum : Cist. 298, te amoris tactum toxico.

tribuuus: Cass. Hem. p. 71, 28 (Peter), tribunus militum.

tumulus : Pacuv. 423, in tumulis Teucrum.

turba : Amph. 224, extra turbam ordinum colloquontur.

ubertas : Trag. Incert. 135, bacarum ubertate.

umbilicus : Trag. Incert. 19, umbilicus terrarum.

umbra : Trag. Incert. 205, umbris parietum.

umor : Pacuv. 203, stagnorum umorem.

unda : Enn. Ann. 260 (V), Naris adundas ; Matius, p. 281 (Baehr) ;
Ace. 297.

vapor : Ace. 221, vapore flammae.

vastitas : Ace. 175, vastitates funerum.

vena : Ace. 552, venae viscerum.



80 The Genitive.

vertex : Ace. 563, vertice saxi ; Trag. Inc. 141, summa montis ver-
tice.

vestigium : Cist. 697, socci video vestigium.

vestis : Ace. 519, lucti vestem.

via (6) : Pers. 1, amoris in vias ; Trin. 667 ; H. T. 101, via per-
volgata patrum ; Phor. 326, pedum via.

victor : Amph. 647, meus victor vir belli clueat.

victus : Capt. 906, alia quae ad ventris victum conducunt.

vigilia: Aul. 36, noctu, Cereris vigiliis.

vir : Capt. 471, nil morantur iam Lacones unisubselli viros ; Stich.
489, med esse unisubselli virum.

vis (' quantity ') : Poen. 210, negoti sibi qui volet vim parare ; Enn.
Trag. 305 (Sc 351 V), tanta vis sceleris ; Ace. 565, vis volneris ;
Enn. Ann. 161 (V) ; 412, summa opum vi ; 379, aquae vis ; 276,
Vestina virum vis ; Lucil. 770 (Mx), piscium magnam vim.

volgus: Cass. Hem. p. 70, 12 (Peter), pastorum volgus; Enn.
Incert. 15 (V), avium volgus.

Without governing noun, we also find the genitive on coins, e.g.
CIL, i, 1, Eomanom ; so 13, c ; 21, e, Aquinom.

Free Uses of the Genitive with Nouns in Predicate
Construction.

Under this head belong :

hominis est : Ad. 734, simulare certe est hominis ; 736, haec magis
sunt hominis ; C. Gracchus, 231 (Meyer), abesse non potest quin
eiusdem hominis sit probos improbare.

induperantum est : Enn. Ann. 427 (V), navorum imperium servare
est induperantum.

opus est : in Cato, Agr. 9, et id videto uti aut domino opus est,
opus seems to be the old genitive of ops, and to mean ' of service ' ;
cf. Scholl, Archiv fur lat. Lexikogr. ii, p. 207 ff.

praetorum est : Lucil. 1160 (Mx), praetorum est praeire.

amici est : Lucil. 611 (Mx), amici est bene praecipere.

patris est : And. 186, ea exquirere iniqui patris est ; Hec. 529,
neque adeo arbitrari patris est aliter.

inepti est : Stat. 68, quae narrare inepti est.

nobilitatis est : Crassus, 310 (Meyer), id non est nobilitatis.



One Genitive Depending on Another. 81

J. The Genitive of the Gerund and Gerundive.
(See Vol. I, p. 442 f. ; 446 f.)

One Genitive Depending on Another.

The following list (which does not claim completeness) will illus-
trate the above use :

Aul. 25, eius honoris gratia feci thensaurum ut hie reperiret Euclio;
Amph. 108, usuram eius corporis cepit sibi ; so 1135 ; 486, Alcumenae
huius honoris gratia; Bacch. 601, illius sum integumentum cor-
poris; Capt. 809, eorum si quoiusquam scrofam conspexero; Men.
812, deos do testis. : : qua de re aut quoius rei rerum omnium ? 181,
prae huius corporis candoribus ; Merc. 241, uxoris simiai dotem ;
M. G. 997, quae huius cupiens corporist ; 1064, plus mi auri millest
modiorum Philippi ; 1164, quasi istius caussa amoris ex hoc matri-
monio abierim ; Pseud. 951, ubi sit os lenonis aedium ; Eud. 199,
haec eius sunt bonorum reliquiae ; Stich. 587, medimnum mille esse
argenti velim ; Trin. 737, facere id eius ob amicitiam patris ; True.
25, amantum summa summarum ; H. T. 269, ne quid huius rerum
ignores ; Hec. 318, matris vox visast Philumenae ; Ad. 441, illius
modi iam nobis magna civium penuriast ; Naev. Bell. Pun. 21,
ei venit in mentem hominum fortunas ; Pacuv. 329, neque fratris
necis neque eius nati parvi ; Trag. Incert. 245, nilne te hominum for-
tunae, nil commiserescit meae ? Turp. 211, ut illius commiserescas
miserulae orbitudinis ; Af ran. 326, nominis matronae sanctitudinem ;
346, non dolorum partionis veniet in mentem tibi ; Stat. 216, vide
hominis quid fert morum similitas ; Cato, fr. 52, 12 (Jord), duarum
rerum alterius utrius causa; Cael. Antip. 104, 30 (Peter), nullius
alius rei nisi eorum amicitiae causa; CIL, i, 198, 57, de consili
maioris partis sententia.

We find three genitives with successive dependence in Trin. 1158,
spondeo et mille auri Philippum dotis.

Two genitives depending on the same noun are found in Poen.
1188, quern penes spes vitae sunt hominum omnium.



82 The Genitive.

GENITIVE WITH ADJECTIVES AND PARTICIPLES. 1

Besides adjectives denoting desire, knowledge, memory, fulness,
sharing, power, etc., various other adjectives appear in Early Latin
construed with the genitive. It has seemed best not to arrange
these according to logical categories, but rather, for purposes of
readier reference, to classify them alphabetically:

adfinis : H. T. 215, neque illarum adfinis esse rerum. — With dar-
tive: Trin. 331, publicisne adfinis fuit an maritumis negotiis?

adsimilis : Merc. 957, quasi numquam quicquam adsimile huius
facti feceris. With dat. : Cato, fr. 85, 2 (Jord), adsimilis illi (illae
codd).

aeger: aeger with the genitive, cited by Schmalz and others as
from Livius Andronicus, is properly referred to Laevius ; see Baehr.
p. 290, fr. 12, aegra sanitatis.

aemulus : Pseud. 196, quae amicos habes lenonum aemulos.

amans : Asin. 857, meum virum rata (sum) frugi, amantem uxoris
maxume ; 591.

avidus : Eun. 938, avidae cibi.

certior est : OIL, i, 198, 44, quo quis suae alterius sententiae cer-
tior siet.

compos : Capt. 622, ita me rex deorum faxit patriae compotem ;
True. 835, culpae compotem ; Amph. 642, domum laudis compos
revenit ; Capt. 41 ; Epid. 559 ; App. Claud. Baehr. Frag. p. 36, animi
compotem esse ; Enu. Trag. 352 (Se 143 V), compotes consili ; Ad.
310. — With abl. : Ace. 36, cur me miseram inridet, magnis compo-
tem et multis malis ?

conscius : Bud. 1247, ne conscii sint ipsi maleflci (maleficiis codd)
suis (' in league with their servants in wickedness ') ; Phor. 156 r
rogitas, qui tam audacis facinoris mihi consciu's ? — With dat. :
Both the passages just cited show also the dative (in a different
relation) in combination with the genitive.

consimilis : Capt. 116, liber captivos avis ferae consimilis est ; so
123 ; H. T. 393, quoius mos maxumest consimilis vostrum ; Afran.
397, huius consimile. — With dat.: Ace. Trag. 405, Silvani melo

1 Loch, p. 21 ff. ; Blomquist, p. 15 ff. ; 19 ff. ; 107 ff. ; Liebig, p. 21 ft. ; Schaaff,
p. 27 ff. ; 'Wolfflin, Die Adjektiva relativa, Archiv. fiir lat. Lexitogr. xiii, p. 407 ff. ;
Haustein, De Genitivi Adjectivis Accommodati usu, Halle, 1882.



Genitive with Adjectives. 83

consimilem cantum; H. T. 382, id quom studuisti, isti formae ut
mores consimiles forent, where some violently separate isti from
formae and join with mores.

copis : Pacuv. 307, dubium et prosperum copem diem ; uncertain
is Turp. 61, te pater copem causarum (Bothe; causa rem codd) facit.

cumulatus : Aul. 825, egone te emittam manu, scelerum cumula-
tissume ; Stat. 61, homo ineptitudinis cumulatus.

cupidus : Cure. 98, veteris vetusti' cupida sum ; Poen. 179, auri
cupidus; Pseud. 1133, damni cupidos; Trag. Incert. 27, domum
itionis cupidi ; uncertain, Lucil. 686 (Mx), cupidi liberum (ruberum
codd) ; Cato, fr. 58, 2 (Jord), cupidus orationis.

cupiens : Amph. 132, cubat complexus quoius cupiens maxume
est ; Bacch. 278, domi cupientes ; M. G. 997, huius cupiens corporis ;
1049, ab tui cupienti ; 1165, cupiens istarum nuptiarum ; Poen. 74,
seni, cupienti liberorum ; Hec. 142, cupiens tui ; Enn. Ann. 77 (V),
cupientes regni.

dignus: Trin. 1153, non ego sum salutis (so Nonius; salute codd)
dignus. — For the ablative with dignus, see p. 366.

dives : Loch, p. 22, recognizes the genitive with dives in Amph.
170, ipse dominus dives operis et laboris expers. So Lindsay and
others ; but operis and laboris are most naturally taken with expers.

doctus : Poen. 586, hodie iuris doctiores (coctiores codd) non sunt.

egens : Bacch. 651, egens consili servos ; Pers. 256, argenti egenti ;
Rud. 274 : Enn. Ann. 599 (V), virtutis egentem ; Trag. 89 (Sc 85 V),
opis egens tuae.

exheres : Bacch. 849, ilium exheredem fecero vitae. — With abl. :
Most. 234, ut ego exheredem me meis bonis faciam.

exilis : Stich. 526, omnium me exilem atque inanem fecit aegritu-
dinum.

expers : Amph. 170, operis et laboris (see above on dives) ; Asin.
505, ut qui expers matris imperi sies (here the codd. have imperii,
usually changed to imperio by the editors) ; Pseud. 498, quapropter
gnati amoris te expertem habuerim ; H. T. 652, ne expers partis
esset de nostris bonis; Cato, fr. 80, 8 (Jord), verae laudis expertes;
Titin. 149, omnium vitium expertem. — With abl. : Amph. 713 ;
Asin. 45 ; Pers. 509 ; Turp. 157.

exspes : Ace. 376, ille orbus, exspes liberum.



84 The Genitive.

falsiloquos : Capt. 264, quarum rerum te falsiloquom mihi esse nolo.

falsus : Eun. 274, ut falsus animist !

fugitans : Phor. 623, eras liberalis est et fugitans litium.

gerens : True. 145, plerique idem quod tu faciunt, rei male gerentis ;
so also 223.

gnarus : Asin. 551, inductoresque gnarosque nostri tergi ; Rud.
210, nee loci gnara sum.

ignarus : Poen. 656, ait se esse huius ignarum oppidi ; Eun. 136,
imprudens harum rerum ignarusque omnium ; H. T. 226 ; Hec. 675,
ignarum tuarum lacrumarum ; 682 ; Ad. 160, ignarum meorum
morum.

ignotus : Naev. Trag. 33, ignotae iteris sumus.

immemor: Stich. 48, me esse immemorem viri; And. 44, quasi
exprobratiost immemori benefici ; so Ace. 364.

imperitus : Stich.. 104, ad vos imperitus rerum et morum mulierum
discipulus venio ; And. 911, adulescentulos imperitos rerum ; so also
Stat. 260.

impos : usually in the phrase impos animi (so always in Plautus),
Bacch. 615, sum impos animi ; so also Cas. 629 ; Men. 110 ; True.
828; Ace. 287, impos consili.

imprudens : Eun. 136, imprudens harum rerum.

inanis : Stich. 526, omnium me exilem atque inanem fecit aegri-
tudinum.

incertus : Rud. 213, incerta sum consili ; so also Phor. 578 ; Hec.
121, fecit animi ut incertus foret ; Enn. Trag. 351 (Sc 142 V), sum-
marum rerum incerti.

incupidus : Afran. 361, maiores vostri incupidiores liberum fuere.

indigens : Cist. 28, suarum opum nos esse indigentis ; Rud. 642,
tui indigentes auxili; 943, tui sermonis sum indigens; Turp. 49,
porti indigentes.

indiges : Pacuv. 328, indigem liberum.

iners : Naev. Bell. Pun. 23, belli inertes.

inopiosus : Poen. 129, res multas tibi mandavi, dubias, egenas, in-
opiosas consili.

integer : Enn. Trag. 403 (Sc 414 V), deos aevi integros.

largus: Asin. 533, ne ille hinc trudetur largus lacrumarum. —
With abl. : Asin. 598, audin hunc opera ut largus est nocturna?



Genitive with Adjectives. 85

lassus : Cist. 215, ita me Amor lassum animi ludificat (taken as
locative by some, e.g. Schmalz, Synt. u. Stil. 4 § 75, Anm. 2).

liber : Amph. 105, quam liber harum reram siet.

manufestus : manufestus with, the genitive has been accepted for
Early Latin by some scholars (e.g. Schmalz, Synt. u. Stil. 4 p. 367),
but no one of the instances cited is at all certain. In Amph. fr. xv,
manufestum hunc optorto collo teneo furem flagiti, the genitive is
best taken with teneo. In Bacch. 696, quern mendaci prendit manu-
festo modo, the codd. give manufesto (not -turn, as arbitrarily intro-
duced by certain critics). In True. 132, manufesto mendaci teneo te,
the P codd. have -ta, -turn, while A has -to. For teneo and prendo
with the genitive, see p. 89.

memor : Merc. 996, memorem benefici ; Pseud. 481, fac sis promissi
(faxis promissis codd) memor ; Stich. 578, consili memorem ; And.
281, ut memor esses sui.

mendax : Asin. 855, si huius rei me mendacem esse inveneris.

metuens: Turp. 157, metuens sui.

miser : Cist. 672, petulantia mea me animi miseram habet (taken
as loc. by Schmalz, Synt. u. Stil. 4 § 75, Anm. 2).

nescius : CIL, i, 1011, volgei nescia.

onustus: Aul. 611, aulam onustam auri; so also 617. With abl. :
Bacch. 1069 ; et pass.

orbus: Kud. 349, orbas auxilique opumque ad se recepit. With
abl. : Capt. 818 ; Afran. 240 ; Enn. Trag. 77 (Sc 88 V).

par : Bud. 49, ei erat hospes par sui (parvi codd) ; Ace. 465,
illius par nemo reperiri potest. — With dat. : Cure. 506 ; Trin. 279.

particeps: Epid. 266, fac participes nos tuae sapientiae; Pseud.
11 ; H. T. 428 ; True. 747 is uncertain.

peritus : Enn. Ann. 423 (V), belli peritus ; cf. also Pers. 270, nil
iam mihi novi offerri potest, quin sim peritus, where quin = quoius
non; see Vol. I, p. 298 f. — With in: Ace. Praet. 8, periti sumus in
vita. With simple ablative : Lucil. 81 (Mx), iure peritus.

persequens : Cas. 159, Accheruntis pabulum, flagiti persequentem.

persimilis: Pers. 698, videor vidisse hie forma persimilem tui;
Titin. 34, formicae persimilest rusticus.

plenus (47) : Aul. 709, ecfodio aulam auri plenam ; so also 821 ;
Arg. II, 1 ; Epid. 152, plenus consili's ; M. G. 90, plenus peiiuri atque



86 The Genitive.

adulteri ; 423, viti probrique plenum ; so also Rud. 319 ; 548 ; Poen.
1314, plenior alii ulpicique quam Komani remiges; Pseud. 380,
negoti plenus ; Baceh. 153 ; Merc. 574 ; Poen. 255 ; Rud. 651 ; Trin.
751 ; Pers. 507 ; Eun. 105, plenus rimarum sum ; 318 ; Hec. 823,
vini plenum ; 848 ; Ad. 412, praeceptorum plenust istorum ; 846 ;
Enn. Ann. 338 (V), plenus fidei ; Stat. 7, sepulcrum plenum taenia-
rum ; Titin. 149 ; Afran. 411 ; Cato, fr. 36, 1 (Jord), omnia tumultus
plena ; Lucil. 982 (Mx), porriginis plenum. — With abl. : only Merc.
880, caelum splendore plenum.

pollens : Cure. 114, vini pollens, lepidus Liber. Some, as Lindsay
and Blomquist, here read vinipollens.

potens : Poen. 1182, pacis potentes fuimus.

potior : Cas. 112, quam tu eius potior fias.

primus : Eun. 248, est genus hominum qui esse primos se omnium
rerum volunt.

prodigus : Most. 875, tot pessumi vivont, peculi sui prodigi.

sanus : Trin. 454, satin tu sanus mentis aut animi tui (where animi
is taken as loc. by Schmalz, Synt. u. Stil. 4 § 75, Anm. 2, and others).

satur : Ad. 765, postquam intus sum omnium rerum satur.

similis (54):' e.g. Aul. Ill, veri simile non est; so M. G. 291;
Most. 13; Pseud. 403; Pac. 374; And. 225; H. T. 802; 990; Hec.
140 ; 399 ; Ad. 627 ; Asin. 215, hie noster quaestus aucupi simillimus
est; 68; 681; 241; Amph. 442, similest mei; so 601; 856; True.
505 (mihi, codd) ; Amph. 284, tui similes ; so also Capt. 582 (tibi,
codd) ; Bud. 500 ; H. T. 1020 ; Amph. 267, mores huius habere me
similes ; so also Men. 1090 ; M. G. 700 ; Bacch. 913, lippi oculi servos
est simillimus; Cist. 80, oppidi simillima; Men. 1088, hominem
hominis (homini, codd) similiorem numquam vidi; 1089, neque
aqua aquae neque lactest lactis (lacti, codd) usquam similius quam
hie tuist tuque huius ; Amph. 601, neque lac lactis (lacti, codd) magis
est simile ; M. G. 519, huius similis ; 240, tarn similem quam lacte
lactist (lacti, W) ; Bacch. 6, sicut lacte lactis similest ; Most. 91,
novarum aedium esse arbitro similem hominem; 119; Pers. 14,
similis est Sagaristionis ; Trin. 284, ut sit sui similis ; so also Phor.
501 ; True. 227, meretricem sentis esse similem ; Phor. 954, monstri

i See especially Eitschl, Opusc. ii, p. 570 ft. ; 579 ft. ; T. M. Jones, Case Construc-
tions with Similis and its Compounds. Baltimore, 1903.



Genitive with Adjectives. 87

simile ; Ad. 411, similis maiorum suoin ; Naev. Com. 60, parasitemia
aliorum similest; Afran. 29, Terenti similem. — With dat.: Enn.
Sat. 69 (V), simia quam similis turpissima bestia nobis ! Lucil. 297
(Mx), puero similis.

Certain of the above passages must be regarded as possibly contain-
ing the dative, though, following Ritschl, the genitive is regularly
read in these, viz. True. 505 ; Capt. 582 ; Men. 1088 ; 1089 ; Amph.
601 ; M.G-. 240. In all of these, as indicated above, the dative is the
reading of the MSS. Jones, op. cit. p. 33 ff., calls attention to the fact
that in the last four of these passages we are dealing with compari-
sons and that with the comparative of similis the later Latinity
usually employs the dative, even of persons. He would therefore
follow the MSS reading not only in these four passages, but in True.
505 and Capt. 582 as well. So in Terence, Eun. 468, perpulchra-
credo dona aut nostris similia, the dative, while the reading of the
inferior MSS (A has nostri) seems on account of the sense much to
be preferred. In Cato, Agr. 46, 1, quam simillimum genus terrae
eae, it is impossible to determine whether terrae eae is genitive
or dative; cf. Neue, Formenlehre 3 , ii, p. 380. Schondorffer, De
genuina Catonis de agricultura libri forma, p. 13. recognizes the
dative.

socors : Ad. 695, nolim ceterarum rerum te socordem eodem modo.

studiosus : Enn. 216 (V), nee dicti studiosus quisquam erat ; 383
(V), studiosum belli. — With dat.: M. G. 802, qui nisi adulterio stu-
diosus rei nulli aliaest. Cato, Agr. Prooem. 3, studiosum rei quaerun-
dae, is, therefore, ambiguous. The case may be either genitive or
dative.

temperans : Phor. 271, ex qua re minus rei f oret aut famae tem-
perans.

torvus : Ace. 80, O vim torvam aspecti atque horribilem !

uber : Ace. 49, viridia f rugum ubera.

vacivus : Bacch. 154, valens adfiictat me vacivom virium ; H. T. 90,
vacivom tempus laboris.

For the genitive of the gerund and gerundive with adjectives, see
Vol. I, p. 442 ff. ; 446 ff.



88 The Genitive.

GENITIVE WITH VERBS. 1

1. With verbs of reminding, admonishing : only Kud. 743, mearum
me miseriarum commones. Instead of the genitive, the accusative
is the usual construction ; see p. 200 ; 204.

2. With verbs of remembering and forgetting. 2 In Early Latin
these are only sparingly construed with the genitive, the accusative
being the more usual construction.

memini : Bacch. 206, ecquidnam meminit Mnesilochi ? Capt. 800,
f aciam ut huius diei locique meique semper meminerit ; so Eun. 801 ;
Pers. 494, mei memineris ; 658, satin ut meminit libertatis ; Eun.
815, domi focique fac vicissim ut memineris ; H. T. 951, ut memi-
nerit semper mei ; 1026, eius ut memineris. — With de : Asin. 939, de
palla memento !

commemini : Trin. 1027, commeminit domi.

in mentem venit : Naev. Bell. Pun. 21, ei venit in mentem hominum
fortunas ; Bud. 685, (venit) in mentem mihi mortis ; Phor. 154,
ubi in mentem eius adventi veniat ; Afran. 346, non dolorum partionis
veniet in mentem tibi ? With de : Most. 271 ; Hec. 536. The thing
remembered also often stands in the nominative, e.g. Epid. 638 ;
Aul. 226 ; Pers. 388.

obliviscor : only And. Alt. Ex. 2, me esse oblitum tuae gnatae
alterae ; Eun. 306, oblitus sum mei.

For the accusative with verbs of remembering and forgetting, see
p. 213 ; 214.

The use of the genitive with the foregoing verbs is essentially an
Indo-European inheritance. In Indo-European the verb men- seems
to have governed both genitive and accusative, if we may judge from
the fact that in Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, and Germanic, verbs from
this root are found with both cases ; see Brugmann, Grundriss, ii 2 ,
p. 590 if. Obliviscor with the genitive follows the analogy of memini.

Yet in our earliest Latin the genitive is much less frequent than
the accusative with verbs of remembering and forgetting. As
time goes on, the genitive increases in frequency ; see Babcock, op.

1 Loch, p. 27 ff. ; Blomquist, p. 13 ft. ; 18 ff. ; 85 ft. ; 100 ft. ; 105 ft. ; Schaaff, p.
22 ff . ; Liebig, p. 21 f .

2 Babcock, Genitive and Accusative with Verbs of Remembering and Forgetting,
Cornell Studies in Classical Philology, Vol. xiv, New York, 1901.



Genitive with Verbs. 89

cit. p. 68 ff. None of the theories as to a logical difference between
the genitive and accusative with these verbs will hold (Babcock,
p. 49 ff.).

3. With verbs of judicial action.

a) With verbs of accusing :

accuso: Amph. 869, quam vir insontem probri accusat.

arguo: Amph. 882, ita me probri, stupri, dedecoris a viro
argutam; 898; Pseud. 746, ecquid argutust?: : malorum facinorum
saepissime.

arguto : Lucil. 775 (Mx), agite, fures, mendaci argutamini.

incuso : True. 160, qui alterum incusat probri.

insimulo : Amph. 477, insimulabit earn probri : so 887 ; M. Gr.
364; 396; 509; Amph. fr. ix; Phor. 359, si erum insimulabis
malitiae.

induco : Poen. 1337, quia iniuriarum multo induci (indici A)
satius est. Leo questions the soundness of the text in iniuriarum.

b) With verbs of detecting :

capto : Amph. 821, si me impudicitiai captas.
deprehendo: Bacch. 950, doli (dolis codd) ego deprehensus sum.
prehendo : Bacch. 696, quern mendaci prendit manufesto.
teneo : True. 132, manufesto mendaci te teneo ; Amph. fr. xv,
mamrfestum hunc obtorto collo teneo furti.

c) With verbs of involving in crime :

adstringo: Poen. 737, homo furti sese adstringet ; so Pud. 1260.
adligo : Eun. 809, hie furti se adligat.

d) With verbs of condemning :

condemno : Most. 1099, tanto apud iudicem hunc argenti con-
demnabo facilius; Cato, Agr. Praef. 1, furem dupli condemnarr;
faeneratorem quadrupli ; Turp. Com. 128, quando voti condemnatast ;
so also Titin. 153.

manum inicio: Pers. 71, tant'idem ille illi rursus iniciat
manura ; True. 762, postid ego te manum iniciam quadrupuli, vene-
fica (initiam quadrupiis beneficia codd).

capitis perdo : Asin. 131, ibo ad tres viros, capitis te perdam ;
so Bacch. 490 ; M. G. 371.

e) With verbs of acquitting : CIL, i, 198, 55, eius rei absolutus
esto.



90 The Genitive.

f ) With reus : Cist. 164, quoniam reus eius facti nescit qui sit.
This usage has often been explained as resulting from the ellipsis of
crimine, iudicio, lege, nomine, etc., but it is extremely doubtful whether
that theory is sound. The early language shows no instance where
any of these words is present. Other scholars regard the usage as a
variety of the Genitive of Respect (see p. 99); cf. Brugmann,
Grundriss, ii 2 , p. 578 ; Lof stedt, Eranos, ix, p. 84.
4. With verbs of emotion.

piget: Trin. 127, factum ! neque facti piget; And. 877, num facti
piget? Ad. 391, fratris me quid em pudet pigetque ; Ace. 471; Turp.
18, pudet pigetque mei me ; Enn. Trag. 45 (Sc 60 V), tui me miseret, mei
piget. Eor piget with a neuter pronoun as subject, see Pseud. 281 ;
Stich. 122 ; Phor. 554.

pudet : Asin. 933, tui me, uxor, pudet ; Bacch. 1016 ; True. 280,
ut nancta's hominem, quern pudeat probri ; Trin. 431, tui nee miseret
nee pudet; H. T. 576, apud alium ipsius facti pudet; Phor. 525;
Ad. 391 ; Turp. 18, pudet pigetque mei me ; Trag. Incert. 123, rite
Thesprotum pudet Atrei (rei, codd). In the foregoing examples the
genitive has denoted the person or thing of which one is ashamed.
In the following, the genitive denotes the person before whom or in
whose presence one feels ashamed : Bacch. 379, neque mei neque te
tui intus puditumst; Trin. 912, deum hercle me atque hominum pudet ;
H. T. 260 (meo patri), quoius nunc pudet me et miseret ; Hec. 793,
perii, pudet Philumenae ; Phor. 392 ; Ad. 683.

Examples are also frequent of a neuter pronoun used as the subject
of pudet e.g. Asin. 933; Bacch. 483; Men. 642; And. 871; full list
in Loch, p. 29. Occasionally also we find pudeo used personally, e.g.
Cas. 877, ita nunc pudeo ; And. 637.

suppudet : Lucil. 1171 (Mx), facti suppudet.

paenitet : Stich. 551, si duarum paenitebit, addentur duae; 713,
si horumpaenitet; True. 431; Eun. 1013, an paenitebat flagiti ? Phor.
172, nostri nosmet paenitet ; Hec. 775 ; Ace. 312, neque te arbitror
tuae paeniturum laudis ; 491. — With neuter pronoun as subject:
M. G. 740, nil me paenitet. The personal use is found in Stich. 51,
me haec condicio non paenitet; Pacuv. 31, proloquinon paenitebunt
liberi.

taedet : Cas. 142, abeo intro ; taedet tui sermonis ; Most. 316, ita



Genitive ivith Verbs. 91

me male convivi sermonisque taesumst ; Eim. 297, taedet cottidiana-
rum harum formaram ; Ad. 150 ; Stat. 159, taedet mentionis.

distaedet: Amph. 503, edepol haud quod tui me neque domi
distaedeat.

miseret : Capt. 765, quia mei miseret nemineni ; Cist. 769, at me
liuius miseret ; Bacch. 1044; Most. 985, me eius patris misere miseret ;
Cure. 518 ; Pseud. 1324, neque te mei tergi misereret ; Rud. 277 ;
Trin. 431, miseret te aliorum ; ibid, tui nee miseret nee pudet ;
343 ; Stieh. 329 ; Vid. 71, quia me miserebat tui ; Eun. 802, miseret
tui me ; so Enn. Trag. 45 (Sc 60 V) ; And. 869, nonne te miseret
mei? H. T. 168; 260; Phor. 188; Hec. 64, hortor ne te quoius-
quam misereat (misereas A) ; Hec. 446 ; Enn. Trag. 130 (Sc 139 V),
quos non miseret neminis ; Pacuv. 198 ; Ace. 94.



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