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374. Singular number:

The first person singular is less common than the plural, and is usually preceded by “φέρε”, instead of which Homer uses “ἄγε”.

φέρ᾽ ἴδω, τί ὀφείλω;AR. Nub. 21 ; Let me see, what do I owe?

DEM.18.267:φέρε δὴ καὶ τὰς τῶν λῃτουργιῶν μαρτυρίας . . . ὑμῖν ἀναγνῶ”. 19.169: “φέρε δὴ . . . εἴπω”. alib.

PLATO , Phaedo 63 B:φέρε δὴ . . . πειραθῶ πιθανώτερον . . . ἀπολογήσασθαι”.

HDT.2.14:φέρε δὲ νῦν καὶ αὐτοῖσι Αἰγυπτίοισι ὡς ἔχει φράσω”.

AR. Ach. 4: “φέρ᾽ ἴδω” (very common). Vesp. 1497: “φέρε νυν ἀνείπω κα”(“”) . . . “καλῶ”. alib. (Aorist much more common than present.)

EUR. H. F. 529-30: “φέρ᾽ ἐκπύθωμαι” . . . | “τί καινὸν ἦλθε . . . δώμασιν χρέος”;

SOPH. O. C. 174: ξεῖνοι, μὴ δῆτ᾽ ἀδικηθῶ” . Ph. 1452:φέρε νυν στείχων χώραν καλέσω” . Tr. 802.

HOM. Od. 13.215: “ἀλλ᾽ ἄγε δὴ τὰ χρήματ᾽ ἀριθμήσω καὶ ἴδωμαι”.

Il. 1.26: “μή σε, γέρον, κοίλῃσιν ἐγὼ παρὰ νηυσὶ κιχείω”. 21.475: “μή σευ . . . ἀκούσω”.

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