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695. I. Clauses depending on the infinitive which follows verbs of wishing, commanding, advising, and others which imply thought but do not take the infinitive in indirect discourse (684). E.g. Ἐβούλοντο ἐλθεῖν εἰ τοῦτο γένοιτο, they wished to go if this should happen. (Here the original expression of the thought would be βουλόμεθα ἐλθεῖν ἐὰν τοῦτο γένηται, and therefore ἐὰν γένηται might be retained.) Γαδάταν δὲ καὶ Γωβρύαν ἐκέλευσεν τι δύναιντο λαβόντας μεταδιώκειν: καὶ ὅστις εἶχε τὰς ἑπομένας ἀγέλας, εἶπε τούτῳ καὶ ἅμα πρόβατα πολλὰ ἐλαύνειν ὅπῃ ἂν αὐτὸν πυνθάνηται ὄντα, ὡς ἐπισφαγείη. XEN. Cyr. vii. 3, 7. (Here τι δύναιντο represents τι ἂν δύνησθε, while ὅπῃ ἂν πυνθάνηται represents ὅπῃ ἂν πυνθάνῃ.) Ἐβούλοντο γὰρ σφίσιν, εἴ τινα λάβοιεν, ὑπάρχειν ἀντὶ τῶν ἔνδον, ἢν ἄρα τύχωσί τινες ἐζωγρημένοι, for they wished that, if they should capture any one, he might be a hostage for their friends within the city, in case any should chance to have been taken prisoners (ἢν λάβωμεν, and ἢν τύχωσι). THUC. ii. 5. Οἱ δ᾽ ἄλλοι Θηβαῖοι, οὓς ἔδει παραγενέσθαι εἴ τι μὴ προχωροίη τοῖς ἐσεληλυθόσιν, ἐπεβοήθουν, who were to come up if anything should go wrong with those who had entered the city (ἤν τι μὴ προχωρῇ). Ibid.

Προεῖπον αὐτοῖς μὴ ναυμαχεῖν Κορινθίοις, ἢν μὴ ἐπὶ Κέρκυραν πλέωσι καὶ μέλλωσιν ἀποβαίνειν. Id. i. 45. Καὶ παρήγγειλαν ἐπειδὴ δειπνήσειαν συνεσκευασμένους πάντας ἀναπαύεσθαι, καὶ ἕπεσθαι ἡνίκ᾽ ἄν τις παραγγέλλῃ. XEN. An. iii. 5, 18. (Ἐπειδὰν δειπνήσητε, and ἡνίκ᾽ ἄν τις παραγγέλλῃ.) Περὶ αὐτῶν κρύφα πέμπει, κελεύων μὴ ἀφεῖναι πρὶν ἂν αὐτοὶ πάλιν κομισθῶσιν, “he sent bidding the Athenians not to let them go until they should themselves have returned.” THUC. i. 91. (Πρὶν κομισθεῖεν might be used.) Καὶ πολλάκις τοῖς Ἀθηναίοις παρῄνει, ἢν ἄρα ποτὲ κατὰ γῆν βιασθῶσι, καταβάντας ἐς αὐτὸν ταῖς ναυσὶ πρὸς ἅπαντας ἀνθίστασθαι. Id. i. 93. (Εἰ βιασθεῖεν might be used.) Ἠξίουν αὐτοὺς ἡγεμόνας σφῶν γενέσθαι, καὶ Παυσανίᾳ μὴ ἐπιτρέπειν ἤν που βιάζηται. Id. i. 95. (Εἴ που βιάζοιτο might be used.) Ἀφικνοῦνται ὡς Σιτάλκην, βουλόμενοι πεῖσαι αὐτὸν, εἰ δύναιντο, στρατεῦσαι ἐπὶ τὴν Ποτίδαιαν. Id. ii. 67. Ἕτοιμος ἦν ἀποτίνειν, εἰ καταγνοῖεν αὐτοῦ. ISOC. xvii. 16. Εἶπον μηδένα τῶν ὄπισθεν κινεῖσθαι πρὶν ἂν πρόσθεν ἡγῆται, “I commanded that no one at the rear should move until the one before him should lead.” XEN. Cyr. ii. 2, 8.

Παρηγγέλλετο γὰρ αὐτοῖς δέκα μὲν οὓς Θηραμένης ἀπέδειξε χειροτονῆσαι, δέκα δὲ οὓς οἱ ἔφοροι κελεύοιεν, they were bidden to choose ten whom Theramenes had nominated, and ten whom the Ephors commanded (i.e. οὓς ἀπέδειξε and οὓς κελεύουσιν). LYS. xii. 76. Ἐκέλευσέ με τὴν ἐπιστολὴν ἣν ἔγραψα οἴκαδε δοῦναι, “the letter which I had written.” XEN. Cyr. ii. 2, 9. (Ἣν γράψαιμι would mean whatever letter I might write, representing ἣν ἂν γράψῃς.) Διενοοῦντο αὐτοὺς πάλιν ὅθεν ἦλθον ἐς Θρᾴκην ἀποπέμπειν, they planned to send them back to Thrace, whence they had come. THUC. vii. 27. (See 689, THUC. 3.

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