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263. Aorist of the future.

The aorist may be used as a vision of the future.

ἀπωλόμην ἄῤ, εἴ με δὴ λείψεις, γύναι”, EUR. Alc. 386; I am undone, if thou shalt leave me, wife.

EUR. Alc. 386 (see above). Med. 78: “ἀπωλόμεσθ᾽ ἄῤ, εἰ κακὸν προσοίσομεν” | “νέον παλαιῷ”.

HOM. Il. 9.412-5: “εἰ μέν κ᾽ αὖθι μένων Τρώων πόλιν ἀμφιμάχωμαι”, | “ὤλετο μέν μοι νόστος, ἀτὰρ κλέος ἄφθιτον ἔσται:” | “εἰ δέ κεν οἴκαδ᾽ ἵκωμαι ἐμὴν ἐς πατρίδα γαῖαν”, | “ὤλετό μοι κλέος ἐσθλόν”.

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