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[*] 267. The subjunctive with μή in this sense is sometimes found in dependent clauses. E.g. Ὅρα μὴ ἄλλο τι τὸ γενναῖον καὶ τὸ ἀγαθὸν ᾖ τοῦ σῴζειν καὶ σῴζεσθαι, see to it lest (it prove true that) these may be different things, etc. PLAT. Gorg. 512D. The common translation, see whether they may not be different, gives the general sense, but not the construction, which is simply that of μὴ ἄλλο τι ᾖ (265) transferred to a dependent clause.
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