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[*] 909. When the participle of indirect discourse belongs to an infinitive depending on a verb with an object dative to which the participle refers, the participle stands in the dative. E.g. “Συμβέβηκε τοῖς προεστηκόσι καὶ τἄλλα πλὴν ἑαυτοὺς οἰομένοις πωλεῖν πρώτους ἑαυτοὺς πεπρακόσιν αἰσθέσθαι” “it has been the lot of those who were in authority and who thought they were selling everything except themselves, to find that they have sold themselves first.” DEM. xviii. 46.
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