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401. The imperative demands realization. The tone of the demand varies, and may appear as an order, an exhortation, a permission, an entreaty, an assumption.1 The negative is “μή”.

1 On the Imperative Mood, see C. W. E. Miller, The Limitation of the Imperative in the Attic Orators, A. J. P. xiii (1892), 399-436.

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