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1041. With verbs of saying and thinking the predicate adjective is usually connected with its noun by εἶναι, with verbs of perceiving, showing, by ὤν (2106): ““οὐδένα γὰρ οἶμαι δαιμόνων εἶναι κακόνfor I think no one of the gods is baseE. I. T. 391, ““δηλοῖ ψευδῆ τὴν διαθήκην οὖσανit shows that the will is falseD. 45.34. But εἶναι is sometimes omitted (945), as ““τὰ_ς γὰρ καλὰ_ς πρά_ξεις ἁπά_σα_ς ἀγαθὰ_ς ὡμολογήσαμενfor we have agreed that all honourable actions are goodP. Pr. 359e. On the omission of ὤν, see 2117. For εἶναι with verbs of naming and calling, see 1615.

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