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172. Note that the element of the disagreeable enters into most of these verbs, so that the intransitive construction is an evasion of responsibility. “εὖ πάσχω” and “εὖ ἀκούω” merely serve to match “κακῶς πάσχω” and “κακῶς ἀκούω”. Cf. A. J. P. vii (1886), 42, Note 2.

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