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[*] 198. Present in passionate questions. In passionate questions, the present is used as a form of exhortation. “τί οὖν οὐ διώκομεν ὡς τάχιστα”; XEN. Cyr. 4.1.11; Why, then, do we not pursue with all speed? XEN. Cyr. 4.1.11 (see above). 12: “τί οὖν . . . οὐκ ἐλθὼν Κυαξάρῃ λέγεις ταῦτα”; EUR. Hipp. 1060: “ὦ θεοί, τί δῆτα τοὐμὸν οὐ λύω στόμα”;
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