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299. The Reflexive Pronoun (sé), and usually its corresponding
possessive (suus), are used in the
predicate to refer to the subject of the sentence or clause: -
- sé ex náví próiécit
(B. G. iv. 25), he threw himself from the ship.
- Dumnorígem ad sé
vocat (id. i. 20), he calls Dumnorix to him.
- sésé castrís tenébant (id. iii. 24),
they kept themselves in camp.
- contemní sé
putant (Cat. M. 65), they think they are despised.
- Caesar suás
cópiás subducit (B. G. i. 22), Caesar leads up his
- Caesar statuit sibi Rhénum
esse tránseundum (id. iv. 16), Caesar decided that he
must cross the Rhine (the Rhine must be crossed by himself).
a. For reflexives of the first and second
persons the oblique cases of the personal pronouns (meí, tuí, etc.) and the
corresponding possessives (meus, tuus, etc.) are used: -
- mortí mé
obtulí (Mil. 94), I have exposed myself to death.
- hinc té régínae
ad límina perfer (Aen. i. 389), do you go (bear yourself) hence to the queen's threshold.
- quid est quod tantís
nós in labóribus exerceámus (Arch. 28),
what reason is there why we should exert ourselves in so great
- singulís vóbís
novénós ex turmís manipulísque
vestrí similés éligite (Liv. xxi, 54),
for each of you pick out from the squadrons and maniples nine like