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160. The gnomic perfect is found in the infinitive of indirect discourse in DEM. ii. 18: εἰ δέ τις σώφρων δίκαιος, παρεῶσθαι καὶ ἐν οὐδενὸς εἶναι μέρει τὸν τοιοῦτον (φησίν), such a man (he says) is always thrust aside and is of no account.

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