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406. Perfect active imperative.

The perfect active imperative is little used, even when the perfect is employed as a present, except “ἴσθι, ἴστω, ἴστε”, from “οἶδα”. Nor is the periphrastic common.

καὶ ἄτιμος,” φησίν, “τεθνάτω,”DEM.9.44. θεωρὸς . . . γεγονὼς” (fully adjective) “ἔστω πλειόνων ἐτῶν πεντήκοντα”, PLATO, Legg. 951C (but in the same breath of the same subject, “ἔστω γεγενημένος”, Ibid. D).

DEM.9.44(see above).

PLATO, Legg. 874C:νηποινεὶ τεθνάτω” (= passive) “ὑπὸ . . . τοῦ ὑβρισθέντος βίᾳ”. 938 C: “ἐάν τις φιλονικίᾳ κριθῇ δὶς τὸ τοιοῦτον δρᾶν, τεθνάτω”. 951 C (see above).

AR. Ach. 133: “κεχήνατε”. Vesp. 198: “ἔνδον κέκραχθι τῆς θύρας κεκλεισμένης”. Thesm. 692: “κέκραχθι”.

EUR. Alc. 1042-4: “γυναῖκα δ᾽” . . . | “ἄλλον τιν̓” . . . | “σῴζειν ἄνωχθι Θεσσαλῶν”. [Rhes.] 987: “ἄνωχθε”.

SOPH. Ant. 1063:ἴσθι” . 1064:ἀλλ᾽ εὖ γέ τοι κάτισθι” .

AESCHYL. Cho. 772:ἄνωχθ”(“ι”). Eum. 598-9: “ οπ.πέποιθ”(“α”) . . . | XO. “νεκροῖσί νυν πέπεισθι μητέρα κτανών”.

HOM. Od. 20.18: “τέτλαθι δή, κραδίη: καὶ κύντερον ἄλλο ποτ᾽ ἔτλης”.

Il. 23.158-9: “καὶ δεῖπνον ἄνωχθι” | “ὅπλεσθαι”.

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