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587. A Deliberative Subjunctive (§ 444) in the Direct Discourse is always retained in the Indirect:—
  1. cūr aliquōs ex suīs āmitteret (B. C. 1.72) , why (thought he) should he lose some of his men? [Direct: cūr āmittam ?]

Commands in Indirect Discourse

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    • J. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War, AG BG 1.43
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