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258. In the first person (255-257) both present and aorist subjunctive are used with μή, the distinction of 259 applying only to the second and third persons. In affirmative exhortations the second and third persons of the subjunctive are not regularly used, the imperative being the only recognised form. But in SOPH. Ph. 300, φέῤ, τέκνον, νῦν καὶ τὸ τῆς νήσου μάθῃς (if the text is sound), the positive μάθῃς seems strangely to follow the analogy of the negative μὴ μάθῃς. Nauck reads μάθε here. See also τὸ ψάφισμα ἀνατεθᾷ in an inscription quoted in Appendix I. p. 385.

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