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291. Periphrasis with the present participle.

On the periphrasis with the present participle see 191. To the examples with the present auxiliary, add the following with other tenses.

ISAE. 3.65: “εἰ ἦν γνησία θυγάτηρ ἐκείνῳ καταλειπομένη”. Ibid. 72: “εἰ ἦν γυησία θυγάτηρ τῷ ἡμετέρῳ θείῳ καταλειπομένη”.

ISOC.5.110:μίαν . . . πρᾶξιν . . . ἥπερ ἦν προσήκουσα μὲν καὶ πρέπουσα . . ., τὸν δὲ καιρὸν ἔχουσα μάλιστα σύμμετρον”, One action, which was suitable and becoming and admirably opportune.

LYS.1 3.39:μεταπέμπονται εἰς τὸ δεσμωτήριον μὲν ἀδελφήν, δὲ μητέρα, δὲ γυναῖκα, δ᾽ τις ἦν ἑκάστῳ αὐτῶν προσήκουσα” .

ANTIPHON, 2 “γ” 3: “ἀρκοῦσα ἦν”. 5.18: “ἦν τοῦτο συμφέρον”.

THUC.2.67.1:οὗ ἦν” (there lay) “στράτευμα τῶν Ἀθηναίων πολιορκοῦν” (not periphrastic). 3.2.2: μεταπεμπόμενοι ἦσαν” (Cobet: “μεταπεπεμμένοι”).

PIND. P. 6.28-9: “ἔγεντο καὶ πρότερον Ἀντίλοχος βιατὰς” | “νόημα τοῦτο φέρων” (an upholder of this spirit).

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