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1013. Construction according to the Sense (926 a).—The real, not the grammatical, gender often determines the agreement: φίλτατ᾽, περισσὰ τι_μηθεὶς τέκνον O dearest, O greatly honoured child E. Tro. 735 (this use of the attributive adjective is poetical), ““τὰ μειράκια πρὸς ἀλλήλους διαλεγόμενοιthe youths conversing with one anotherP. Lach. 180e, ““ταῦτ᾽ ἔλεγεν ἀναιδὴς αὕτη κεφαλή, ἐξεληλυθώςthis shameless fellow spoke thus when he came outD. 21.117.

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