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272. The earliest example is AESCH. Prom. 68,ὅπως μὴ σαυτὸν οἰκτιεῖς ποτε” , beware lest at some time you may have yourself to pity, which conveys a warning, like μή σε κιχείω, Il. i. 26.In AESCH. Ag. 600, we have the first person singular with ὅπως (used like the subjunctive in 257): ὅπως δ᾽ ἄριστα τὸν ἐμὸν αἰδοῖον πόσιν σπεύσω δέξασθαι (not mentioned by Weber). In Sophocles there is only one case, O. T. 1518,γῆς μ᾽ ὅπως πέμψεις ἄποικον” , send me forth an exile from the land (like πέμψον με). Five examples in Euripides are simple exhortations, as “ἀλλ᾽ ὅπως ἀνὴρ ἔσει,” “but see that you are a man,” Cycl. 595 ; so also Cycl. 630, H. F. 504, I. T. 321, Or. 1060 (with doubtful construction): one conveys a warning, Bacch. 367,Πενθεὺς δ᾽ ὅπως μὴ πένθος εἰσοίσει δόμοις τοῖς σοῖσι” , beware lest Pentheus bring sorrow (πένθος) into your house.

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