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[*] 718. A causal sentence may be interrogative, or its verb may express a wish or a command. E.g. Ἐπεὶ, φέρ᾽ εἰπὲ, ποῦ σὺ μάντις εἶ σαφής; “ for—come tell me—where do you ever show yourself a prophet?” SOPH. O.T. 390. Ἐπεὶ δίδαξον, ἢ μάθ᾽ ἐξ ἐμοῦ, τί μοι κέρδος γένοιτ᾽ ἄν. Id. El. 352: so O. C. 969. See PLAT. Gorg. 474 B: ἐπεὶ σὺ δέξαἰ ἄν; Ἐπεὶ ἄθεος ἄφιλος ὅτι πύματον ὀλοίμαν, “for—may I perish!” SOPH. O.T. 662.
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