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talis, tālis, e, adj. demonstr. stem to-, cf. Gr. τηλίκος, such, of such a kind, nature, or quality, such like; with a corresp. qualis, atque, ut, qui, or absol. Ingen. With correlatives. With qualis: talis est quaeque res publica, qualis ejus aut natura aut voluntas, qui illam regit, Cic. Rep. 1, 31, 47: ut facillime, quales simus, tales esse videamur, id. Off. 2, 13, 44: cum esset talis, qualem te esse video, id. Mur. 14, 32; id. Rep. 1, 26, 41: quale solet viscum virere ... Talis erat species, Verg. A. 6, 208; cf. Cic. Rep. 1, 31, 47.

With atque: faxo tali eum mactatum, atque hic est, infortunio, Ter. Phorm. 5, 8 (9), 39: honos tali populi Romani voluntate paucis est delatus ac mihi, Cic. Vatin. 4, 10.

With ut: tales nos esse putamus, ut jure laudemur, Cic. Off. 1, 26, 91: nunc rationem videtis esse talem, ut, etc., id. Rep. 2, 22, 39: talia esse scio, ut, etc., Liv. 42, 42, 7.

With qui: talem te esse oportet, qui primum te ab impiorum civium societate sejungas, Cic. Fam. 10, 6, 3: ultima talis erit, quae mea prima fides, Prop. 2, 20 (3, 13), 34; Stat. Th. 2, 170.

Absol. In gen., such, the like: sin est probus (Cresphontes maritus meus), Cur talem invitam invitum cogis linquere? Enn. ap. Auct. Her. 2, 24, 38 (Trag. v. 158 Vahl.): quoi in re tali jam subvenisti antidhac, Plaut. Aul. 2, 8, 26: aliquid tale putavi fore, Cic. Att. 16, 8, 2: tantum abest, ut et ipsi tale quicquam facturi fueritis, Liv. 26, 31, 5: a quo tale quid dictum referretur, id. 5, 1, 7: quod erit ejusmodi, nihil ut tale ullā in re publicā reperiatur, Cic. Rep. 2, 23, 42: omnem legem esse laudabilem, quibusdam talibus argumentis docent, id. Leg. 2, 5, 11; cf. id. Univ. 7: haec taliaque vociferantes, Liv. 5, 2, 13; cf. Tac. A. 11, 24: nil metuens tale, Ov. Tr. 5, 12, 67.

Esp., in discourse, etc., referring to something that follows, the following, as follows, such as this, etc.: talia commemorat lacrimans, exterrita somno: Eurydica, etc., Enn. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 20, 40 (Ann. v. 37 Vahl.): talia fatur: Salve, etc., Verg. A. 5, 79; 1, 559; 6, 372: talia tum placido Saturnius edidit ore: dicite, etc., Ov. M. 8, 703: id tale est: occidisti hominem, etc., Quint. 7, 1, 6; cf. id. 5, 10, 82; 9, 2, 41: quae talia, Verg. A. 7, 21; 10, 298: tali modo liberatus est, as follows, Nep. Cim. 2, 1.

In partic., pregn., like the Gr. τοιόσδε or τοιοῦτος, of such an especial kind or nature (both in a good and a bad sense), so distinguished, great, excellent, good, beautiful, fine, etc., so great, extreme, bad, etc., such emphatically, = tantus: ubi tu, talis vir, falsum autumas, Plaut. Capt. 5, 2, 2: oculos corrumpis talis, id. Merc. 3, 1, 3: talem, tali genere atque animo natum ex tantā familiā, Ter. Ad. 3, 1, 10: istam times, ne illum talem praeripiat tibi, id. Eun. 1, 2, 81; cf.: quibus rebus tantis, talibus gestis, quid fuit causae, cur, etc.? Cic. Phil. 2, 29, 71: quae tuā sponte faceres in hominem tantum et talem, calamitosum, id. Fam. 13, 66, 1: urbes tantas atque tales, id. N. D. 3, 38, 92; id. Fam. 15, 4, 14: quid negotii geritur, in quo ille tot et tales viros defatigat? id. Quint. 13, 42: judices tali dignitate praediti, id. Clu. 53, 147; Caes. B. C. 1, 53: pro tali facinore, id. B. G. 6, 34 fin.; Sall. J. 10, 8: tamen is ad id locorum talis vir consulatum petere non audebat, id. ib. 63, 6: tali tempore, at so critical a time, Balb. ap. Cic. Att. 8, 15, A, 1; Liv. 22, 35, 7; 30, 37, 8; Verg. A. 11, 303 al.—Hence, adv.: tālĭter, in such wise, in such sort, so (post-Aug.): qualiter ... taliter, Mart. 5, 7, 3; Plin. 35, 11, 40, § 124; Pall. 9, 8, 1.