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[384] δωρητόν, οὐκ αἰτητόν feminine. The adjectives might be neuter: “a thing given, not asked.” But this use of the neuter adj., when the subject is regarded in its most general aspect, is far most common in simple predications, as Hom. Il. 2.204οὐκ ἀγαθὸν πολυκοιρανίη”: Eur. Hipp. 109τερπνὸν ἐκ κυναγίας τράπεζα πλήρης.” And γνωτόν in 396—which must agree with ἥν— favours the view that here also the adjectives are fem. Cp. Hom. Il. 2.742κλυτὸς Ἱπποδάμεια”: Thuc. 2.41γῆν ἐσβατόν”: Thuc. 7.87ὀσμαὶ οὐκ ἀνεκτοί”: Plat. Rep. 573bμανίας ... ἐπακτοῦ”: Plat. Eryx. 398dἀρετὴ διδακτός”: Soph. OC 1460πτερωτὸς βροντή”: Soph. Trach. 446εἰ ... μεμπτός εἰμι” (Deianeira).

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