perfect v. imperfect for verbs describing states

Pacifica

grammaticissima
Staff member
There's a lacuna in the text there, between caperem and convertit. It could mean different things depending on what was originally there. But in any case there's the idea of testing in experimentum—maybe it's about testing his thoughts by looking into his eyes or something like that.
 

Quasus

Civis Illustris
Here it is equated to "ut probarem recte an falsum vidissem" with a reference to a certain Pellegrino.

Likewise:


"E cosí, per verificare che la vista non mi stesse ingannando..."

 
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