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41. The Greek sometimes uses an idiom like the English he was the one who did it for he is the one who did it; as “ἦν τὴν γνώμην ταύτην εἰπὼν Πείσανδρος,THUC. viii. 68 ; “τίς ἦν βοηθήσας τοῖς Βυζαντίοις καὶ σώσας αὐτούς;DEM. xviii. 88.

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