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Exercise 245 Part II

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Exercise 245 Part II

Postby Radek » Wed Feb 11, 2004 10:11 pm

I have another problem:

5. With happy hearts they hastened to obey his words
In key there is: Laetis animis maturaverunt iis verbis parere

Why: iis - his
Why not: eius - his
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Postby Ulpianus » Wed Feb 11, 2004 10:32 pm

Looks wrong to me, as if whoever wrote the key was trying to treat is as an adjective and make it agree with verbis (dative plural). I'd think eius. The word order looks oddly English too.
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Postby benissimus » Sat Feb 14, 2004 4:22 am

It should definitely be eius.
flebile nescio quid queritur lyra, flebile lingua murmurat exanimis, respondent flebile ripae
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Postby Skylax » Sat Feb 14, 2004 8:31 pm

It is eius. The key had seen this misinterpreted for these
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