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II.[3] 1.  The army was in very great danger while marching through the enemy’s country. 2.  Frightened by the length of the way, they longed for home. 3.  When the scouts were about to set out, they heard the shouts of victory. 4.  When we had delayed many days, we set fire to the buildings and departed. 5.  While living at Rome I heard orators much better than these. 6.  The soldiers who are fighting across the river are no braver than we.

    [Footnote 3:  In this exercise use participles for the subordinate
    clauses.]

LESSON LXVII

THE IRREGULAR VERBS VOLO:, NO:LO:, MALO:
THE ABLATIVE WITH A PARTICIPLE, OR ABLATIVE ABSOLUTE

379. Learn the principal parts and conjugation of volo:\, _wish_; no:lo:\ (ne + volo:), be unwilling; malo:\ (magis + volo:), _be more willing, prefer_ (Sec. 497).  Note the irregularities in the present indicative, subjunctive, and infinitive, and in the imperfect subjunctive. (Cf.  Sec. 354.)

a. These verbs are usually followed by the infinitive with or without a subject accusative; as, volunt venire\, _they wish to come_; volunt amico:s venire\, they wish their friends to come.  The English usage is the same.[1]

    [Footnote 1:  Sometimes the subjunctive of purpose is used after
    these verbs. (See Sec. 366.)]

[ Conjugations given in Sec. 497: 

PRINCIPAL PARTS:  volo:, velle, volui:, ——­, be willing, will, wish no:lo:, no:lle, no:lui:, ——­, be unwilling, will not ma:lo:, ma:lle, ma:lui:, ——­, be more willing, prefer
INDICATIVE
SINGULAR
Pres.  volo:              no:lo:               ma:lo: 
vi:s              no:n vis            ma:vi:s
vult              no:n vult           ma:vult
PLURAL volumus no:lumus ma:lumus vultis no:n vultis ma:vul’tis volunt no:lunt ma:lunt
Impf.  vole:bam          no:le:bam           ma:le:bam
Fut.   volam,            no:lam,             ma:lam, ma:le:s, etc.
vole:s, etc.       no:le:s, etc.
Perf.  volui:             no:lui:              ma:lui: 
Plup.  volueram          no:lueram           ma:lueram
F.  P.  voluero:           no:luero:            ma:luero: 
SUBJUNCTIVE
SINGULAR
Pres.  velim             no:lim              ma:lim
veli:s            no:li:s             ma:li:s
velit             no:lit              ma:lit
PLURAL veli:’mus no:li:’mus ma:li:’mus veli:’tis no:li:’tis ma:li:’tis velint no:lint ma:lint
Impf.  vellem            no:llem             ma:llem
Perf.  voluerim          no:luerim           ma:luerim
Plup.  voluissem         no:luissem          ma:luissem

IMPERATIVE
Pres. no:li: 
no:li:te
Fut. no:li:to:, etc.

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