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[*] 174. Passive of verbs that take a genitive or dative. An active verb may be turned into the passive, even if it takes a genitive or a dative. But there are limits. “οὐκέτι δὲ ἀπειλοῦμαι, ἀλλ᾽ ἤδη ἀπειλῶ ἄλλοις”, XEN. Conv. 4.31; I am no longer threatened, but am now threatening others. “ἐρῶν τῆς γυναικὸς ἀντερᾶται”, Ibid. 8.3; Loving his wife, he is loved back again. ANTIPHON, 4 “β” 7: “οὐ δικαίως κατηγοροῦμαι” (but 2 “β” 10: “ἃ κατηγόρηταί μου”). PLATO, Euthyd. 273C: “εἰπὼν οὖν ταῦτα κατεφρονήθην ὑπ᾽ αὐτοῖν”. Lach. 181 B: “ἐπαινεῖ ὑπ᾽ ἀνδρῶν ἀξίων πιστεύεσθαι”. Rpb. 556 C-D: “ὅταν . . . μηδαμῇ ταύτῃ καταφρονῶνται οἱ πένητες ὑπὸ τῶν πλουσίων”. XEN. Conv. 4.31 (see above). Ibid. 8.3 (see above). Hiero, 11.11: “οὐ μόνον φιλοῖο ἄν, ἀλλὰ καὶ ἐρῷο ὑπ᾽ ἀνθρώπων”. Ibid. 11.15: “εὐδαιμονῶν γὰρ οὐ φθονηθήσει”. EUR. I. A. 1093-4: “ἁ δ᾽ ἀρετὰ κατόπισθεν θνατοῖς ἀμελεῖται”. SOPH. O. R. 111: “ἐκφεύγει δὲ τἀμελούμενον”.
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