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494. Plural adjective with dual substantive.

Occasionally a plural adjective is used with a dual substantive, but not in prose.

HOM. Od. 11.211-2: “ὄφρα ... φίλας περὶ χεῖρε βαλόντε” | “ἀμφοτέρω κρυεροῖο τεταρπώμεσθα γόοιο. 12.228-9: δύο δοῦρε” | “μακρ”(“ά”).

Il. 13.434-5: “τὸν ... Ποσειδάων ἐδάμασσεν” | “θἐλξας ὄσσε φαεινά”. Cf. 616-7: “τὼ δέ οἱ ὄσσε” | “πὰρ ποσὶν αἱματόεντα χαμαὶ πέσον. 16.139: εἵλετο δ᾽ ἄλκιμα δοῦρε. 21.115-6: δ᾽ ἕζετο χεῖρε πετάσσας” | “ἀμφοτέρας”.

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