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1634. The case of an object common to two verbs is generally that demanded by the nearer: ““οὐ δεῖ τοῖς παιδοτρίβαις ἐγκαλεῖν οὐδ᾽ ἐκβάλλειν ἐκ τῶν πόλεωνwe must not accuse the trainer or banish him from the citiesP. G. 460d.

a. The farther verb may contain the main idea: ““ἐπιτι_μᾷ καὶ ἀποδοκιμάζει τισίhe censures some and rejects them at the scrutinyL. 6.33.

1635. The construction is usually ruled by the participle, not by the finite verb, when they have a common object but different constructions, and especially when the object stands nearer the participle: ““τούτῳ δοὺς ἡγεμόνας πορεύεσθαι ἐκέλευσεν ἡσύχωςhaving given him guides he ordered him to proceed quietlyX. C. 5.3.53; and when the common object stands between, as ““προσπεσόντες τοῖς πρώτοις τρέπουσιfalling upon the foremost they put them to flightT. 7.53.

a. Sometimes the finite verb regulates the construction, as ““καλέσα_ς παρεκελεύετο τοῖς Ἕλλησιhe summoned the Greeks and exhorted themX. A. 1.8.11.

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