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The subjunctive, used in an independent sentence, has a force nearly equivalent to that of the future indicative. It is commonly found in negative sentences (with “οὐ”). E. g. Z 459, “καί ποτέ τις εἴπῃσιν”, ‘and some day men will say.’ A 262, “οὐ γάρ πω τοίους ἴδον α?νέρας οὐδὲ ἴδωμαι”, ... ‘nor shall l see.’

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