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432. The same explanation applies to other cases in which a rhetorical omission of ἄν in apodosis is commonly assumed; as in EUR. Hec. 1113, εἰ δὲ μὴ Φρυγῶν πύργους πεσόντας ᾖσμεν Ἑλλήνων δορὶ, φόβον παρέσχεν οὐ μέσως ὅδε κτύπος, but if we had not known that the Phrygian towers had fallen, this noise gave us cause for terror in earnest (i.e. would easily have terrified us).

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