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EXPRESSIONS OF PLACE II7


duci. 4. Pro castris cum hostium equitdtQ pugn^tum est 5. Post tempus breve equitatus trans flumen fugit ubi castra hostium posita erant. 6. Tum victor imperator agros vastavit et vicOs hostium cre- mSvit. 7. Castra autem n5n oppugnSvit quia mllitgs erant defessl et locus difficilis. 8. Hostes non cessaverunt iacere tela, quae paucis nocuerunt. 9. Post adversum proelium principes Gallonim legStos ad Caesarem mittere studebant, sed populo persuadere non poterant. II. 1. Did you see the man-of-war on the lake? 2. I did not see it {fern.) on the lake, but I saw it in the harbor. 3. Because of the strong wind the sailor forbade his brother to sail. 4. Caesar didn't make an attack on the cavalry on the right wing, did he? 5. No, he made an attack on the left wing. 6. Who taught your swift horse to obey? 7. I trained my horse with my (own) hands, nor was the task difficult. 8. He is a beautiful animal and has great strength. LESSON XLVII EXPRESSIONS OF PLACE • THE DECLENSION OF DOMUS . We have become thoroughly familiar with expressions like the followmg : Q^y^ ^^ ^^^ .^-^ oppidum properat Galba ab (dc or ex) oppid5 properat Golba in oppid5 habitat From these expressions we may deduce the following rules : . Rule. Accusative of the Place to. 77/^ place to which is expressed by ad or in with the accusative. This answers the question Whither? . Rule. Ablative of the Place from. The place from which is expressed by a or ab, de, i or ex, with the separative ablative. This answers the question Whence ? (Cf . Rule, § 1 79.) . Rule. Ablative of the Place at or in. The place at or in which is expressed by the ablative with in. This answers the question Where f