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704. The principles of indirect discourse (689, 2) apply to future conditional and conditional relative clauses which depend upon final and object clauses or other expressions of purpose after past tenses. E.g. Ἐλθόντες ἐς Λακεδαίμονα (ἔπρασσον) ὅπως ἑτοιμάσαιντο τιμωρίαν, ἢν δέῃ. THUC. i. 58. (Here εἰ δέοι might have been used.) Ἐφοβεῖτο γὰρ μὴ οἱ Λακεδαιμόνιοι σφᾶς, ὁπότε σαφῶς ἀκούσειαν, οὐκέτι ἀφῶσιν. Id. i. 91. (Here ὁπόταν ἀκούσωσιν is changed to ὁπότε ἀκούσειαν, although ἀφῶσιν is retained.)

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