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[*] 184. III. In indirect quotations and questions depending upon an optative which refers to the future, the indicative is the only form regularly used to represent an indicative of the direct discourse. E.g. Οὐ γὰρ ἂν τοῦτό γ᾽ εἴποις, ὡς ἔλαθεν. AESCHIN. ii. 151. Ἐκεῖνο λέγειν ἂν ἐπιχειρήσειε Λεπτίνης, ὡς αἱ λειτουργίαι εἰς πένητας ἀνθρώπους ἔρχονται (187). DEM. xx. 18; so xvi. 4. Εἰ ἀποδειχθείη τίνα χρὴ ἡγεῖσθαι τοῦ λαισίου. XEN. An. iii. 2, 36.
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