1 82 THE DATIVE WITH COMPOUNDS
In each sentence there is a dative, and in each a verb combined with a preposition. In no case would the simple verb take the dative. . Rule. Dative with Compounds. Some verbs compoimded with ad, ante, con, de, in, inter, ob, post, prae, pro, sub, super, admit the dative of the indirect object. Transitive compounds may take both an accusative and a dative. Note i. Among such verbs are^ ad'fero, adfer're, at'tuli, adla'tus, bring to ; report ad 'sum, ades'se, ad'fui, adfuturus, assist; be present de'fero, defer're, de'tuli, dela'tus, report; grant, confer de'sum, dees'se, defui, , be wanting, be lacking in^fero, infer're, in'tuli, inla'tus, bring agaijist, bring upon inter'sum, interes'se, inter'fui, interfutu'rus, take part in occur'to, occurrere, occur'ri, occur'sus, 7'un against, meet praefici6, praefi'cere, praefeci, praefec'tus, appoint over, plcue in command of prae'sum, praeesse, prae'fui, , be over, be in command ^*1. IDIOMS graviter or moleste ferre, to be annoyed at, to be indignant at, followed by the accusative and infinitive se conferre ad or in, with the accusative, to betake one's self to alicui bellum inferre, to make war upon some one pedem referre, to retreat (lit. to bear back the foot) . EXERCISES I. I. Fer, ferent, ut ferant, ferunt. 2. Ferte, ut ferrent, tulisse, tule- rant. 3. Tulimus, ferens, latus esse, ferre. 4. Cum navigia insulae adpro- pinquarent, barbari terrore commoti pedem referre conati sunt. 5. Galli moleste ferebant Romanes agros vastare. 6. Caesar sociis imperavit ne finitimis suis bellum inferrent. 7. Exploratores, qui Caesari occur- rerunt, dixerunt exercitum hostium vulneribus defessum sese in alium locum contuHsse. 8. Hostes sciebant Romanes frumento egere et banc rem Caesari summum periculum adlaturam esse. 9. Impedl- mentis in unum locum conlatis, aliqui militum flumen quod non longe
But the accusative with ad or in is used with some of these, when the
idea of motion to or against is strong.