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994. Many neuter words are used in apposition to a sentence or clause, which they usually precede. Such are ἀμφότερον, ἀμφότερα both, τὸ δεινότατον the most dreadful thing, δυοῖν θά_τερον or θά_τερα one or the other, τὸ ἐναντίον the contrary, τὸ κεφάλαιον the chief point, τὸ λεγόμενον as the saying is, οὐδέτερον neither thing, σημεῖον δέ sign, τεκμήριον δέ evidence, τὸ τελευταῖον the last thing, τὸ τῆς παροιμία_ς as the proverb runs, αὐτὸ τοῦτο this very thing, ταὐτὸ τοῦτο this same thing. Thus, ““τους ἀμφότερα ταῦτα, καὶ εὔνους τῇ πόλει καὶ πλουσίουςthose who are both loyal to the State and richD. 18.171, εἶπεν ὅτι δεῖ δυοῖν θά_τερον, κείνους ἐν Ολύνθῳ μὴ οἰκεῖν αὑτὸν ἐν Μακεδονίᾳ he said that one of two things was necessary—either that they should not live at Olynthus or he himself in Macedon 9. 11, ““τὸ δὲ μέγιστον, πόλεμον ἀντ᾽ εἰρήνης ἔχοντεςand what is worst of all, having war instead of peaceT. 2.65, ἀλλ᾽ , τὸ λεγόμενον, κατόπιν ἑορτῆς ἥκομεν; but have we come ‘after a feast’ as the maying is? P. G. 447a, ““τοῦτο αὐτὸ τὸ τοῦ Ὁμήρονin these very words of HomerP. A. 34d.

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