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1320. The genitive to denote quality occurs chiefly as a predicate.

““ἐὼν τρόπου ἡσυχίουbeing of a peaceful dispositionHdt. 1.107, ““οἱ δέ τινες τῆς αὐτῆς γνώμης ὀλίγοι κατέφυγονbut some few of the same opinion fledT. 3.70, ““ταῦτα παμπόλλων ἐστὶ λόγωνthis calls for a thorough discussionP. L. 642a, θεωρήσατ᾽ αὐτόν, μὴ ὁποτέρου τοῦ λόγου, ἀλλ᾽ ὁποτέρου τοῦ βίου ἐστίν consider, not the manner of his speech, but the manner of his life Aes. 3.168, ““εἰ δοκεῖ ταῦτα καὶ δαπάνης μεγάλης καὶ πόνων πολλῶν καὶ πρα_γματεία_ς εἶναιif these matters seem to involve great expense and much toil and troubleD. 8.48.

a. The attributive use occurs in poetry: ““χόρτων εὐδένδρων Εὐρώπα_ςEurope with its pastures amid fair treesE. I. T. 134, λευκῆς χιόνος πτέρυξ a wing white as snow (of white snow) S. Ant. 114.

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