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Ablative of Price.
416. The price of a thing is put in the Ablative:
- agrum v*ndidit se*stertium sex
nillibug, he sold the land for 6000 sesterces.
- AntOnius r*gna addixit pectildi
(Phil. vii. 15), Antony sold thrones for money.
- log* ridiculOs: quis c5nA poseit
(P1. Stich. 221), jokes: who wants them for (at the price of)
- mign5 ill! ea cnn otetiS stetit
(Liv. ii. 36), that hesitation cost him dear.
NOTE: To this head is to be referred the Ablative of the
Penalty (§353. 1).