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289. The third person of the subjunctive is sometimes used in these questions of appeal, but less frequently than the first, and chiefly when a speaker refers to himself by τὶς. E.g. Πότερόν σέ τις, Αἰσχίνη, τῆς πόλεως ἐχθρὸν ἐμὸν εἶναι φῇ; i.e. shall we call you the city's enemy, or mine? DEM. xviii. 124. Εἶτα ταῦθ᾽ οὗτοι πεισθῶσιν ὑπὲρ αὐτῶν σε ποιεῖν, καὶ τὰ τῆς σῆς πονηρίας ἔργα ἐφ᾽ ἑαυτοὺς ἀναδέξωνται; i.e. are these men to believe, etc.; and are they to assume, etc.? Id. xxii. 64. Τί τις εἶναι τοῦτο φῇ; Id. xix. 88. Πῶς τίς τοι πείθηται; “ how can any one obey you?” Il. i. 150.Θύγατερ, ποῖ τις φροντίδος ἔλθῃ;SOPH. O.C. 170.Ποῖ τις οὖν φύγῃ;Id. Aj. 403.Πόθεν οὖν τις ταύτης ἄρξηται μάχης; Phil. 15

Πῶς οὖν ἔτ᾽ εἴπῃς ὅτι συνέσταλμαι κακοῖς;EUR. H. F. 1417 , the only case of the second person, is probably corrupt. Dindorf reads ἂν εἴποις.

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