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  exterus, -a, -um, (exterior, -ius, { extre:mus, -a, -um }
    outward outer) {(extimus, -a, -um) }
          
                                      outermost, last
  i:nferus, -a, -um, i:nferior, -ius, { i:nfimus, -a, -um }
    low lower { i:mus, -a, -um }
          
                                      lowest
  posterus, -a, -um, (posterior, -ius, { postre:mus, -a, -um }
    next later) {(postumus, -a, -um) }
          
                                      last
  superus, -a, -um, superior, -ius { supre:mus, -a, -um }
    above higher { summus, -a, -um }
          
                                      highest

313. Plu:s\, _more_ (plural _more, many, several_), is declined as follows: 

SINGULAR                  PLURAL
MASC.  AND FEM.   NEUT.      MASC.  AND FEM.    NEUT. 
Nom.       ——­       plu:s     plu:re:s         plu:ra
Gen.       ——­       plu:ris   plu:rium         plu:rium
Dat.       ——­       ——­      plu:ribus        plu:ribus
Acc.       ——­       plu:s     plu:ri:s, -e:s   plu:ra
Abl.       ——­       plu:re    plu:ribus        plu:ribus

    a. In the singular plu:s\ is used only as a neuter substantive.

314. EXERCISES

First learn the special vocabulary, p. 296.

I. 1.  Reliqui hostes, qui a dextro cornu proelium commiserant, de superiore loco fugerunt et sese in silvam maximam receperunt. 2.  In extrema parte silvae castra hostium posita erant. 3.  Plurimi captivi ab equitibus ad Caesarem ducti sunt. 4.  Caesar vero iussit eos in servitutem tradi. 5.  Postero die magna multitudo mulierum ab Romanis in valle ima reperta est. 6.  Hae mulieres maxime perterritae adventu Caesaris sese occidere studebant. 7.  Eae quoque pluris fabulas de exercitus Romani sceleribus audiverant. 8.  Fama illorum militum optima non erat. 9.  In barbarorum aedificiis maior copia frumenti reperta est. 10.  Nemo crebris proeliis contendere sine aliquo periculo potest.

II. 1.  The remaining women fled from their dwellings and hid themselves. 2.  They were terrified and did not wish to be captured and given over into slavery. 3.  Nothing can be worse than slavery. 4.  Slavery is worse than death. 5.  In the Roman empire a great many were killed because they refused to be slaves. 6.  To surrender the fatherland is the worst crime.

LESSON LVI

IRREGULAR COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES (Concluded)
ABLATIVE OF THE MEASURE OF DIFFERENCE

  [Special Vocabulary]

  aditus, -u:s\, m., _approach, access; entrance_
  
ci:vita:s, ci:vita:tis\, f., citizenship; body of citizens, state
    (city)
  inter\, prep, with acc., _between, among_ (interstate commerce)
  
nam\, conj., for
  obses, obsidis\, m. and f., _hostage_
  
paulo:\, adv. (abl. n. of paulus\), _by a little, somewhat_

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