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[*] 327. （Ὄφρα.) Ὄφρα κε and ὄφρ᾽ ἄν have the subjunctive in a few final clauses in Homer. E.g. “Οὗτος νῦν σοι ἅμ᾽ ἕψεται, ὄφρα κεν εὕδῃ σοῖσιν ἐνὶ μεγάροισιν” Od. iii. 359. “Ἴομεν, ὄφρα κε θᾶσσον ἐγείρομεν ὀξὺν Ἄρηα” Il. ii. 440. “Τὸν ξεῖνον ἄγ᾽ ἐς πόλιν, ὄφρ᾽ ἂν ἐκεῖθι δαῖτα πτωχεύῃ” Od. xvii. 10. For ὄφρα κε and ὄφρ᾽ ἄν with the optative, see 329, 1.
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