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§ 199. After verbs of attention, care, and effort, Homer does not express the aim (as the Attic Greek does) by “ὅπως” with the future indicative; instead, he regularly uses object clauses (with “ὡς, ὅπως”) containing the subjunctive in the primary sequence, and generally the optative in the secondary sequence. E. g. 3.110, “λεύσσει, ὅπως ὄχ᾽ ἄριστα ... γένηται”, ‘he looks to see how the very best result may come.’ B 3 f., “μερμήριζε ... ὡς Ἀχιλῆα

τι_μήσαι κτλ.”, ‘he considered how he might honor Achilles.’

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