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802. The genitive of the infinitive with ὑπέρ is often equivalent to a final clause. E.g. Τὰς δεήσεις αἷς κέχρηνταί τινες ὑπὲρ τοῦ τὰ μέτρια καὶ τὰ συνήθη μὴ γίγνεσθαι ἐν τῇ πόλει (= ἵνα μὴ γίγνηται), the solicitations which some have employed in order that moderate counsels and the ordinary principles may not prevail in the state. AESCHIN. iii. 1. Εἰς τὰς τριήρεις ἐμβάντες ὑπὲρ τοῦ μὴ τὸ κελευόμενον ποιῆσαι (= ἵνα μὴ ποιήσωσιν), embarking on shipboard that they might avoid doing what was bid. DEM. xviii. 204.

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