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247. When the negative is the equivalent of the positive present, the present is more frequently used in both members.

θάρσεε, Γύγη, καὶ μὴ φοβεῦ”, HDT.1.9; Be of good courage, Gyges, and be not afraid.ἀποστερεῖν καὶ μὴ ἀποδιδόναι”, DEM. [35]DEM., 42.

DEM. [35]DEM., 42(see above).

AESCHIN.2.59:παρεῖναι καὶ μὴ ἀποδημεῖν”.

HDT.1.9(see above).

HOM. Od. 4.825: “θάρσει, μηδέ τι πάγχυ μετὰ φρεσὶ δείδιθι λίην”.

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