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712. Causal sentences express the cause of something stated in the leading sentence. They may be introduced by ὅτι, διότι or διόπερ, ὡς, οὕνεκα or ὁθούνεκα, because; by ἐπεί, ἐπειδή, ὅτε, ὁπότε, εὖτε, and sometimes ὅπου, since, seeing that; and in Homer by or τε ( τ̓), because.

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