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XXX) 'Sprinkle these turtle-doves with a small amount of juice, until they soak up, and then try them' sed... ossa), tunc educito (Mul. Chir. 58) 'But, if they come off naturally, then remove them' During the Imperial age and subsequently, sibi is also attested, albeit more rarely, with perception verbs, in such idiomatic expressions as sibi (male) sentire, where the surface subject shares the Undergoer/Patient role of the sub­ ject with the classes of verbs taking pleonastic sibi discussed above: (8) a.

Chir. 220) 'The beads of perspiration linger in his abdomen' b. hoc facito, donee se_ vulnus ei insidat (id. 669) 'Do thus, till the wound heals'  ut... neque quicumque clericus se ille adhœreret (Agnell. 112) 'So that no clergyman will be devoted to him'. d. priusquam se_ incipiat adparere ut cadat (Oribas. Syn. , se periurare) (13), and with intransitive activity verbs such as se vacare 'deal with', se contremulare 'tremble', se obdormire 'sleep', se pausare 'stop', the latter already attested in the sixth century (14) (cf.

More peripheral unergatives denote atelic, static, abstract situations with an Actor/Experiencer subject, as in mental process verbs, such as se desperare. Intermediate points are instantiated by telic, dynamic, abstract situations, as in se pœnitere/se stupere. ), or we find some intransitive verbs taking se, with others taking sibi, all other features being equal, as in (12a-d) vs. (6a-e) above, a fact which might reflect the different historical paths pointed out above (cf. pp. 7-8). (16) a.

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