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Re: LL - Cap. IV

Postby adrianus » Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:21 pm

Gratus, maxval, tuus adventus. //Welcome, maxval
maxval wrote:So why here is not "Sacculum tuum in mensa[m —sic] pone!", when we have here a clear motion

Because it's no so clear.
Quod clarius non est.
L&S wrote:1. Ponere aliquid in aliquā re, to put or place a thing in something, to cause a thing to rest or depend upon
I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself. Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.
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Re: LL - Cap. IV

Postby hciomb » Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:35 am

Hello, the Gildersleeve's Latin grammar" remarks in page 247
Verbs of Placing and kindred significations take the Abl. with in, to designate the result of the motion : classical are ponere, to place, ... Plato rationem in capite posuit, iram in pectore locavit, C., Tusc., I. 10, 20 ; Plato has put reason in the head, has placed anger in the breast.
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