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2666. An indirect interrogative is often used in the same sentence after a direct interrogative. Thus, ““οὐκ οἶδα οὔτ᾽ ἀπὸ ποίου ἂν τάχους οὔτε ὅποι ἄν τις φεύγων ἀποφύγοι οὔτ᾽ εἰς ποῖον ἂν σκότος ἀποδραίη οὔθ᾽ ὅπως ἂν εἰς ἐχυρὸν χωρίον ἀποσταίηI do not know with what swiftness of foot nor by fleeing to what quarter a man might escape nor into what darkness he might run away nor how he could withdraw into any strongholdX. A. 2.5.7. The direct form precedes less often, as οὐ γὰρ αἰσθάνομαί σου ὁποῖον νόμιμον ποῖον δίκαιον λέγεις for I do not perceive what you mean byconformable to lawor what you mean byjustX. M. 4.4.13.

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