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287. The force of the copula “εἰμί”, however, revives under slight pressure. So under emphatic position or correlation.

ἦσαν ἔκ τε Αἴνου βεβοηθηκότες”, THUC.4.28.4; They had actually come to their help from Aenos.ἦν . . . οὐδὲν πεπονθώς”, XEN. An. 6.1.6.

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