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381. Second Person:

The second person of the deliberative subjunctive occurs only in echo-questions, and is virtually indirect.

ΕΠ. τί σοι πιθώμεθ᾽; ΠΕΙ. τι πίθησθε;AR. Av. 164 ; Wherein shall we follow your advice? Wherein you shall follow my advice?

EUR. H. F. 1417: “πῶς οὖν ἔτ᾽ εἴπῃς ὅτι συνέσταλμαι κακοῖς”; (Variously corrected: “πῶς οὖν ἂν εἴποις; πῶς οὐκ ἂν εἴποις; πῶς οὖν ἔμ᾽ εἶπας”;)

SOPH. Ph. 974:ΝΕ. τί δρῶμεν, ἄνδρες; ΟΔ. κάκιστ᾽ ἀνδρῶν, τί δρᾷς”; (Dost ask) what thou art to do?1

1 More dramatic than as an indicative. Odvsseus overhears Neoptolemos.

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