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1786. Unreal Indicative.—The indicative of the historical tenses with ἄν (κέν) may denote unreality: ““τότε δ᾽ αὐτὸ τὸ πρᾶγμ᾽ ἂν ἐκρί_νετο ἐφ᾽ αὑτοῦbut the case would then have been decided on its own meritsD. 18.224, ““καί κεν πολὺ κέρδιον ἦενand in that case it were far betterΓ 41.

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