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105. Dual subject with plural verb.

When the subject is of the dual number, but of the first person, the verb is regularly of the plural number, for in the first person the dual and the plural forms of the verb coincide, the dual in -“μεθον” occurring but thrice in classic Greek, and being even then questioned by some scholars.

ἐπεδικασάμεθα ἄμφω”, AND.1.120; We laid our claims (to the heiresses), both of us.νὼ καταβάντε εἰς τὸ Νυμφῶν να_μα . . . ἠκούσαμεν λόγων, οἳ κτἑ.”, PLATO, Phaedr. 278B; We both went down to the fount of the Nymphs and heard utterances, which etc.

ANDOC.1.120(see above).

PLATO, Phaedr. 278B (see above).

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