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Verbs of Plenty and Want.
356. Verbs of Plenty and Want sometimes govern the
genitive (cf. §409. a. x.): -
vícínorum compleó (Cat. M. 46, in the mouth of Cato), I'll up the banquet with my neighbor.
- implentur veteris Bacchi pinguisque
ferínae (Aen. i. 215),they fill themselves with old wine
and fat venison.
- quis auxilí egeat
(B. G,. vi. 11), lest any require aid.
- quid est quod defensionis iudigeat
(Rosc. Am. 34),what is there that needs defence ?
- quae ad cónsólandum
mâióris ingerí et ad ferendum singuláris
virtútis indigent (Fam. vi. 4. 2), [sorrows] which for
their comforting need more ability, and for endurance unusual
NOTE: Verbs of plenty and want more commonly take the ablative
(see §409. a, 401), except egeo, which
takes either case, and indigeo. But the
genitive is by a Greek idiom often used in poetry instead oi the ablative
with all words denoting separation and want (cf. § 357. b. 3): -
írárum (Hor. Od. iii. 27. 69), refrain from
- operum solútis
(id. iii. 17. 16), free from toils.
- désine mollium
querellárum (id. ii. 9.17), have done with weak