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679. When the leading verb is an optative referring to the future, the optative can be used, by assimilation, to represent the subjunctive in these indirect questions. E.g. Χαρίεντα γοῦν πάθοιμ᾽ ἂν, εἰ μἢ χοιμ᾽ ὅποι ταῦτα καταθείην, if I should not have anywhere to put these down (know where to put them). AR. Eccl. 794. (See other examples under 186.)

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