Monday, June 03, 2019


Accusative of Exclamation

Terence, The Brothers 758 (tr. John Sargeaunt):
What a life! What morals! What lunacy!

hancin vitam! hoscin mores! hanc dementiam!
A good, all-purpose exclamation for a curmudgeon, to be used as an alternative to the hackneyed "o tempora! o mores!"

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