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[437] ἐκφύειυ^). The pres. is not historic (for ἐξέφυσε), but denotes a permanent character: “is my sire.” Eur. Ion 1560ἥδε τίκτει σ᾽,” is thy mother: so perh. Eur. Heraclid. 208πατὴρ δ᾽ ἐκ τῆσδε γεννᾶται σέθεν.Xen. Cyrop. 8.2.27 δὲ μὴ νικῶν” (he who was not victorious) τοῖς μὲν νικῶσιν ἐφθόνει: and so φεύγειν = φυγὰς εἶναι passim. Shilleto thus takes οἱ ἐπαγόμενοι in Thuc. 2.2, “οἱ προδιδόντεςThuc. 2.5, “οἱ διαβάλλοντεςThuc. 3.4; which, however, I should rather take simply as imperfect participles, = οἳ ἐπήγοντο, προὐδίδοσαν, διέβαλλον. He well compares Verg. Aen. 9.266 quem dat Sidonia Dido (is the giver): in Persius 4.2 sorbitio tollit quem dira cicutae, I find rather a harsh historic pres.

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