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[*] 261. Aorist in passionate questions. In passionate and impatient questions the aorist is used of things to be despatched at once. “τί οὐκ αὐτό γέ μοι τοῦτο ἀπεκρίνω”; PLATO, Gorg. 509E; Why don't you answer me this very point? PLATO, Charm. 155A: “ἀλλὰ τί οὐκ ἐπέδειξάς μοι τὸν νεανίαν καλέσας δεῦρο”; Gorg. 509 E (see above). So elsewhere. XEN. Cyr. 2.1.4: “τί οὖν . . . οὐ καὶ τὴν δύναμιν ἔλεξάς μοι”; Hiero, 1.3: “τί οὖν . . . οὐχὶ καὶ σὺ . . . ὑπέμνησάς με”; HDT.9.48: “τί δὴ οὐ . . . ἐμαχεσάμεθα”; AR. Vesp. 213: “τί οὐκ ἀπεκοιμήθημεν ὅσον ὅσον στίλην”; Why don't we snatch a little nap, a wee wee nap?
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