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[*] 210. When the imperfect alone is used, the definite statement is an afterthought, or, at all events, the matter is not fully disposed of by the narrator. “καὶ ᾤκει ἐν Μεγάροις πλείω ἢ πέντε ἔτη”, LYC.21; He lived at Megara more than five years. LYC.21(see above). ISAE. 5.7: “ἐκέκτητο” (plpf.=ipf.) “ἕκαστος δώδεκα ἔτη ἃ ἔλαχε”. LYS. 21.2: “τὸν δὲ μεταξὺ χρόνον ἐτριηράρχουν ἑπτὰ ἔτη” .
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