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  c.  Verbs of thinking: 
    arbitror, arbitrari, arbitratus sum, think, consider
    existimo, existimare, existimavi, existimatus, think, believe
    iudico, iudicare, iudicavi, iudicatus, judge, decide
    puto, putare, putavi, putatus, reckon, think
    spero, sperare, speravi, speratus, hope

  d.  Verbs of perceiving: 
    audio, audire, audivi, auditus, hear
    sentio, sentire, sensi, sensus, feel, perceive
    video, videre, vidi, visus, see
    intellego, intellegere, intellexi, intellectus, understand,
      perceive

Learn such of these verbs as are new to you.

421. IDIOMS
  postridie eius diei, on the next day
    (lit. on the next day of that day)
  inita aestate, at the beginning of summer
  memoria tenere, to remember (lit. to hold by memory)
  per exploratores cognoscere, to learn through scouts

422. EXERCISES

I. 1.  It, imus, ite, ire. 2.  Eunti, iisse or isse, ibunt, eunt. 3.  Eundi, ut eant, ibitis, is. 4.  Ne irent, i, ibant, ierat. 5.  Caesar per exploratores cognovit Gallos flumen transisse. 6.  Romani audiverunt Helvetios inita aestate de finibus suis exituros esse. 7.  Legati responderunt neminem ante Caesarem illam insulam adisse. 8.  Principes Gallorum dicunt se nullum consilium contra Caesaris imperium inituros esse. 9.  Arbitramur potentiam reginae esse maiorem quam civium. 10.  Romani negant se libertatem Gallis erepturos esse. 11.  His rebus cognitis sensimus legatos non venisse ad pacem petendam. 12.  Helvetii sciunt Romanos priores victorias memoria tenere. 13.  Socii cum intellegerent multos vulnerari, statuerunt in suos finis redire. 14.  Aliquis nuntiavit Marcum consulem creatum esse.

II. 1.  The boy is slow.  He says that the boy is, was, (and) will be slow. 2.  The horse is, has been, (and) will be strong.  He judged that the horse was, had been, (and) would be strong. 3.  We think that the army will go forth from the camp at the beginning of summer. 4.  The next day we learned through scouts that the enemy’s town was ten miles off.[2] 5.  The king replied that the ornaments belonged to[3] the queen.

    [Footnote 2:  to be off, to be distant, abesse\.]

    [Footnote 3:  Latin, were of (Sec. 409).]

  [Illustration:  TUBA]

LESSON LXXIII

VOCABULARY REVIEW :  THE IRREGULAR VERB FERO:
THE DATIVE WITH COMPOUNDS

423. Review the word lists in Secs. 513, 514.

424. Learn the principal parts and conjugation of the verb fero:\, _bear_ (Sec. 498).

  1.  Learn the principal parts and meanings of the following compounds
  of fero:, bear

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