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1225. Indirect Reflexives.—The reflexive pronouns are used indirectly when, in a dependent clause, they refer to the subject of the main clause.

Ὀρέστης ἔπεισεν Ἀθηναίους ἑαυτὸν κατάγειν Orestes persuaded the Athenians to restore him (self) T. 1.111, ““ἐβούλετο Κλέαρχος ἅπαν τὸ στράτευμα πρὸς ἑαυτὸν ἔχειν τὴν γνώμηνClearchus wished the entire army to be devoted to himselfX. A. 2.5.29. Cp. sibi, se.

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