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2753. Redundant οὐ appears after the negative words πλήν, χωρίς, ἐκτός, ἄνευ except, without, and after πρίν (and μᾶλλον usually) preceded by a negative, which may be involved in a question.

νῦν δὲ φαίνεται ( ναῦς) . . . ““πλέουσα πανταχόσε πλὴν οὐκ εἰς Ἀθήνα_ςbut now it seems that the ship is sailing everywhere except to AthensD. 56.23, πρὶν δ᾽ οὐδὲν ὀρθῶς εἰδέναι, τί σοι πλέον λυ_πουμένῃ γένοιτ᾽ ἄν; before thou knowest the facts, what can sorrow avail thee? E. Hel. 322, ““εὖ δ᾽ ἴστε ὅτι οὐ περὶ τῶν ἐμῶν ἰδίων μᾶλλον τι_μωρήσεσθε Πολυκλέα_ οὐχ ὑπέρ ὑ_μῶν αὐτῶνbut be assured that you will punish Polycles rather for your own good than for my private interestsD. 50.66. Cp. “j'irai vous voir avant que vous ne preniez aucune résolution,” “le bon Dieu est cent fois meilleur qu'on ne le dit.”

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    • Raphael Kühner, Bernhard Gerth, Ausführliche Grammatik der griechischen Sprache, KG 3.6.1
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