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Ablative of Accompeninient.


Accompaniment is denoted by the Ablative, regularly with cum: -

a. The ablative is used without cum in some military phrases, and here and there by early writers:

NOTE: Miscec- and iung5, with some of their compounds, and CInfundS take either (1) the Ablative of Accompaniment with or without cum, or (2) sometimes the Dative (mostly poetical or late):

b. Words of Contention and the like require cum:

NOTE: But words of contention may take the Dative in poetry (see §868. a).