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130. Apart from its use after verbs of saying and thinking, the future optative is found in object clauses with ὅπως after verbs of striving, etc. (339). Here its use is closely akin to that in indirect discourse, as it always represents thought which was originally expressed by the future indicative. E.g. Other examples are XEN. Cyr. viii. 1, 10 ; XEN. Hell. vii. 5, 3 ; XEN. Oec. vii. 5; PLAT. Ap. 36 C; ISOC. xxi. 13; ISAE. vi. 35; DEM. xxvii. 40 (ὅπως μισθώσοιτο, in the MSS.) In XEN. Hell. ii. 1, 22 we have ὡς with the future optative: προεῖπεν ὡς μηδεὶς κινήσοιτο ἐκ τῆς τάξεως μηδὲ ἀνάξοιτο.

In all such cases the future indicative is generally retained (340).

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