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497. Agreement according to sense.

There is no recorded exception in prose. In poetry there are occasional exceptions, the real gender, and not the grammatical, being regarded.

χαῖρε, κολλικοφάγε Βοιωτίδιον”, AR. Ach. 872.

AR. Ach. 872 (see above).

AESCHYL. Cho. 893:τέθνηκας, φίλτατ᾽ Αἰγίσθου βία”.

HOM. Il. 22.84: “φίλε τέκνον”.1

1 For 11.244-5, see 503.

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