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250. The imperative is used to express a command, an exhortation, or an entreaty. E.g. Λέγε, speak thou. Φεῦγε, begone! Ἐλθέτω, let him come. Χαιρόντων, let them rejoice. Ἔρχεσθον κλισίην Πηληιάδεω Ἀχιλῆος. Il. i. 322. Ζεῦ, θεωρὸς τῶνδε πραγμάτων γενοῦ. AESCH. Cho. 246.

For prohibitions, i.e. negative commands, see 259 and 260.

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