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1258. ἐκεῖνος may refer to any person other than the speaker and the person addressed; and may be employed of a person not definitely described, but referred to in a supposed case. It is even used of the person already referred to by αὐτός in an oblique case: ““ἂ_ν αὐτῷ διδῷς ἀργύριον καὶ πείθῃς ἐκεῖνονif you give him money and persuade himP. Pr. 310d. ἐκεῖνος, when so used, usually stands in a different case than αὐτός. The order ἐκεῖνος . . . αὐτός is found: ““πρὸς μὲν ἐκείνους οὐκ εῖπεν ἣν ἔχοι γνώμην, ἀλλ᾽ ἀπέπεμψεν αὐτούςhe did not tell them the plan he had, but dismissed themX. H. 3.2.9.

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