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62. Copula as the predicate.

Strictly speaking, the copula is itself a predicate, as is not unfrequently shown by the translation when it stands alone or with an adverb.

εἰ ταῦθ᾽ οὕτως ἐστίν”, Dem. [58]Dem., 16; If matters stand thus. δ᾽ ἑτέρα ἔστιν ἔτι”, AND.1.120; The other (daughter) is still living.

DEM.20.64:τούτων δ᾽ ἴσως ἔνιοι τῶν ἀνδρῶν οὐκέτ᾽ εἰσίν. ἀλλὰ τὰ ἔργα τὰ πραχθέντ᾽ ἔστιν, ἐπειδήπερ ἅπαξ ἐπράχθη”. [58]DEM., 16(see above).

LYS.1.4. Ibid. 11: γὰρ ἄνθρωπος ἔνδον ἦν” . 13.44:ἀνάγκη δ᾽ ἐστίν” . Ibid. 83:περὶ ὧν ἐστιν αἰτία” . 19.11: ῾σξ. “σπάνις ἀργυρίου”) νῦν ἐστιν ῾πρεϝαιλς᾿ ἐν τῇ πόλει” .

AND.1.120(see above).

PLATO, Charm. 153B:μάχη ἐγεγόνειν” (had taken place) “ἐν τῇ Ποτειδαίᾳ”. Protag. 325 B: “σκέψαι ὡς θαυμασίως γίγνονται” (act, behave) “οἱ ἀγαθοί” (see the commentators, and comp. THUC.3.10.1, below). Ibid. 335 D: “ἐὰν γὰρ σὺ ἐξέλθῃς, οὐχ ὁμοίως ἡμῖν ἔσονται οἱ διάλογοι”, If YOU go out, our discussions will not go on as well.

XEN. An. 7.1.28:ἔστι τις οὕτως ἄφρων ὅστις οἴεται;Breathes1 there the man who is so foolish as to think?

THUC.3.10.1:εἰ μὴ μετ᾽ ἀρετῆς δοκούσης ἐς ἀλλήλους γίγνοιντο” . 4.110.2:οὔσης τῆς πόλεως πρὸς λόφον” , The city lying uphill. 4.118.10:αἱ δὲ σπονδαὶ ἐνιαυτὸν ἔσονται” (are to last).

AR. Eq. 1027:ἐμοὶ γάρ ἐστ᾽ ὀρθῶς περὶ τούτου τοῦ κυνός” .

EUR. Alc. 1076: “οὐκ ἔστι τοὺς θανόντας εἰς φάος μολεῖν”.

οἴνου δὲ μηκέτ᾽ ὄντος οὐκ ἔστιν Κύπρις
οὐδ᾽ ἄλλο τερπνὸν οὐδὲν ἀνθρώποις ἔτι

. fr. 236 N2:σὺν μυρίοισι τὰ καλὰ γίγνεται πόνοις”.

SOPH. Ph. 1241:ἔστιν τις, ἔστιν ὅς σε κωλύσει τὸ δρᾶν”.

SOLON, 13.16 Bgk4: “οὐ γὰρ δὴν θνητοῖς ὕβριος ἔργα πέλει”.

HOM. Od. 19.312: “ὡς ἔσεταί περ”, How things will turn out. 21.212.

HOM. Il. 1.211: “ὡς ἔσεταί περ”. 1.564: “εἰ δ᾽ οὕτω τοῦτ᾽ ἐστίν”. 4.319: “ὣς ἔμεν”. 6.130-1:οὐδὲ . . . δὴν ἦν” . 9.528: “ὡς ἦν”, How it was. 9.551: “τόφρα δὲ Κουρήτεσσι κακῶς ἦν”, fared ill. 11.762: “ὣς ἔον”. 23.643: “ὥς ποτ᾽ ἔον”.

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