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Chapter 28

28-1-1. ancillae, quibus domina magnum praemium pro:mi:serat, di:ligenter labo:ra:bant.

slave-girl.1..f.nom.pl who.f..dat.pl mistress.1.f.nom.sg great.1.n.acc.sg reward.2.n.acc.sg promise.3.pluper.act.ind.3sg carefully work.1.impf.act.ind.3pl

'The slave-girls, whom the mistress had promised a great reward, were working carefully.' (28-1b)

28-1-3. quod re:cs vo:bi:s heri dedit, id vo:bi:s cra:s auferet.

which.n.acc.sg king.3.m.nom.sg you.dat.pl yesterday give.irr.perf.act.ind.1sg, it.n.acc.sg you.dat.pl tomorrow take.away.irr.fut.act.ind.3sg

'Which the king gave you (pl) yesterday, (he) will take it away from you tomorrow.' OR: (quod = because) 'Because the king gave it to you (pl) yesterday, (he) will take it away from you (pl) tomorrow.' (28-1, 36-6b)

28-1-4 custo:de:s qui: dormi:verant seve:rissime: pu:ni:vi:.

guard.3.m.acc.pl who.m.nom.pl sleep.4.pluperf.act.ind.3pl severely.supl punish.4.perf.act.ind.1sg

'I punished most severely the guards who had slept.'(28-1b)

28-1-5 qui: semper haesitat, nihil umquam efficit.

who.m.nom.sg. always hesitate.1.pres.act.ind.3sg. nothing ever carry.out.3a.perf.ind.act.3sg.

'S/he who always hesitates, ever carried out nothing.'(never finished anything) (___)

28-2-1. Caesar praeco:ni: impeera:vit ut no:men victo:ris recita:ret.

Caesar.3.m.nom.sg herald.3.m.dat.sg order.1.per.act.ind.3sg that name.3.n.acc.sg victor.3.m.gen.sg read.out.1.impf.act.subj.3sg

'Caesar ordered the herald that he should read out the name of the victor.' (28-2a)

28-2-3. quamquam nocs erat obscu:ra, viaeque de:sertae, puella no:n time:bat.

although night.3.f.nom.sg be.irr.imp.act.ind.3sg dark.1/2.f.nom.sg street.1.f.nom.pl +and deserted.1/2.f.nom.pl girl.1.f.nom.sg not fear.2.imp.act.ind.3sg

'Although the night was dark and the streets deserted, the girl was not afraid.' (23-6, 28-2)

28-3-1. fu:r, cum ad cubiculum ubi senex dormi:re sole:bat perve:nisset, in li:mine co:nstitit.

theif.3.m.nom.sg when at bedroom.2.n.acc.sg where old.man.3.m.nom.sg sleep..4.inf be.accustomed.2.impf.act.ind.3sg reach.3a.pluper.act.subj.3sg in doorway.3.n.abl.sg halt.3.per.act.ind.3sg

'When the theif had reached the bedroom where the old man was accustomed to sleep, he halted in the doorway.' (28-3c)

28-3-3. deo:s preca:ta ut fi:lium suum tu:tum redu:cerent, fe:mina e: templo: ecsiit.

god.2.m.acc.pl pray.1.perf.dep.part.f.nom.sg in.order.that son.2.m.acc.sg their safe.1/2.n.acc.sg lead.back.3.imp.act.subj.3pl woman.1.f.nom.sg out.of temple.2.n.abl.sg go.out.3.perf.act.ind.3sg

'Having prayed (to) the gods in order that their son safely was led back, the woman went out of the temple.' (8c-3, 28-3)

28-4-1. cogno:scere volui: qua:re: senex cate:ni:s vi:nctus esset.

find.out..3.inf want.per.irr.ind.1sg why old.man.3.m.nom.sg chain.1.f.abl.pl bind.3.pluper.pass.subj.3sg

'I wanted to find out why the old man had been bound by chains.' (28-4a)

28-4-3. hospite:s sena:to:ri: ut loqui: de:sineret tandem persua:se:runt.

guest.3.m.nom.pl senator.3.m.dat.sg so.that speak.3.dep.inf cease.3.imp.act.subj.3sg at.last persuade.2.perf.act.ind.3pl (takes Dat)

'The guests at last persuaded the senator so that he would cease to speak.' OR 'The guests at last persuaded the senator to shut up.' (28-4, 34-3)

28-4-4 quot equite:s capti: sint, incertum est.

how many horseman.3.m.acc.pl capture.3a.perf.pass.subj.3pl uncertain.1,2.n.nom.sg be.pres.irr.ind.3sg

'It is uncertain how many horsemen have been captured.' (28-4c)

28-4-5 medicus Claudium vene:no: neca:tum esse cre:de:bat.

doctor.2.m.nom.sg. Claudius.2.m.acc.sg. poison.2.n.abl.sg. kill.1.perf.ind.pass.infinitive. believe.3.imperf.ind.act.3sg.

`The doctor began to believe Claudius to have been killed by the poison.' (___)

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