I do not know whether the three conspirators might still be here or would have hastened into exile.
[Modernly] I don't know if the three conspirators are still here or have hastened into exile.
Einhard wrote:I don't see how the first is an indirect question though. Woudn't it have to be directed at someone? It seems more of a statement of uncertainty to me rather than a question of any kind. Or am I missing something?
Einhard wrote:Thanks all. It seems that I'm learning as much about the finer points of English grammar as its Latin counterpart!!
PS, if anyone would like, I can send you my class handout on Independent Subjunctive uses. Partly written by me, partly stolen, it seems to have been useful to my students in the past.
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