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γοῦν or γ᾽ οὖν, Ion. and Dor. γῶν (γε οὖν); restrictive Particle with an inferential force, least then, freq. scarcely distinguishable from simple γε: twice in Hom. (with a second γε added), “εἴ γ᾽ οὖν ἕτερός γε φύγῃσινIl.5.258; “μὴ ἐμέ γ᾽ οὖν οὗτός γε16.30 (so “ἔοικα γοῦν τούτου γε . . σοφώτερος εἶναιPl.Ap.21d); freq. later, “δοκέων πάγχυ δευτερεῖα γῶν οἴσεσθαιHdt.1.31; “γνώσει . . ὀψὲ γοῦν τὸ σωφρονεῖνA. Ag.1425, cf. 432 (lyr.), etc.; freq. in adducing an instance, or a fact giving rise to a presumption, Heraclit.58, Th.1.2, X.Cyr.1.5.8; τὸν γοῦν ἄλλον χρόνον in past time at all events, D.20.16; emphasizing a personal or possessive pronoun, “τὸ γ. ἐμόνS.OT626, cf. Ant.45; introducing an apodosis, Pl.Alc.1.112b; simply emphatic, why yes, E.Ph.618, Pl.Sph.219d, etc.; each Particle has its full force in τὰς γοῦν Ἀθήνας οἶδα well (οὖν), I know Athens (γε), S.OC24:—freq. separated by a word, “πάνυ γ᾽ ἂν οὖνAr.Ec.806, cf. Th.1.76, etc.:— rarely γε οὖν in full, D.H.2.56 codd. (The negat. form is οὔκουν . . γε.
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 432
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 806
    • Demosthenes, Against Leptines, 16
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 618
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.31
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.30
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    • Plato, Apology, 21d
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    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 626
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.2
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.5.8
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.76
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.56
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