The Cum-Constructions

The Cum-Constructions: Their History and Functions, Part I: Critical

ISAAC FLAGG
WILLIAM GARDNER HALE
BENJAMIN IDE WHEELER
WILLIAM GARDNER HALE
Volume: 1
Copyright Date: 1887
Published by: Cornell University Press
Pages: 74
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7591/j.cttq44qr
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    The Cum-Constructions
    Book Description:

    Criticism of various theories of the ground of the mode in temporal, causal, and adversative cum-clauses, including those advanced by Gröhe, Hoffmann, and Lübbert.

    eISBN: 978-0-8014-6642-7
    Subjects: Language & Literature

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. [i]-[iii])
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. 1-2)
  3. THE CUM–CONSTRUCTIONS: THEIR HISTORY AND FUNCTIONS
    (pp. 3-74)

    § 1. Twenty years ago, Latin grammars generally taught that the mode after “cum causal” and “cum adversative” was due to the causal or adversative idea itself, and that the use of the same mode after “cum temporal” was due to a more or less palpable causal or adversative feeling intermixed with the temporal idea.

    The mode after “qui causal” and “qui adversative” it was thought, was to be explained by the influence of the causal and adversative cum-clauses; the common formula being that qui, when equivalent to cum is, took the subjunctive.

    The refutation of these positions always lay...