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282. Future perfect in an imperative sense.

The future perfect, like the future, may be used in a quasi-imperative sense.

τὰ δ᾽ ἄλλα τεύχη κοίν᾽ ἐμοὶ τεθάψεται,SOPH. Ai. 577 ; My other arms shall in a common tomb with me lie buried (281).

DIN.1.10:εἰρήσεται γὰρ γιγνώσκω”, I must say what I think.

DEM. [44]DEM., 4:εἰρήσεται γάρ”, It shall be said (the truth must out).

ISOC.7.76:εἰρήσεται γὰρ τἀληθές”, and similarly 12.225; 15.177 and ibid. 243.

ANDOC.1.72:ἀλλὰ γὰρ τἀληθῆ εἰρήσεται”.

PLATO, Rpb. 457B:κάλλιστα γὰρ δὴ τοῦτο καὶ λέγεται καὶ λελέξεται ὅτι τὸ μὲν ὠφέλιμον καλόν, τὸ δὲ βλαβερὸν αἰσχρόν”.

EUR. I. T. 1464: “οὗ καὶ τεθάψῃ κατθανοῦσα”. Ion, 760: “εἰρήσεταί τοι κεὶ θανεῖν μέλλω διπλῇ”.

SOPH. Ai. 577 (see above). 1140-1 (see 281).

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