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The subjunctive in an independent clause is often accompanied by “κε” or “ἄν”. E. g. A 137, “ἐγὼ δέ κεν αὐτὸς ἕλωμαι”, ‘then I myself will take’ (a prize). A 184, “ἐγὼ δέ κ᾽ ἄγω Βρι_σηίδα”, ‘but I shall [in that case] lead away Briseis.’ A 205, “τάχ̓ ἄν ποτε θυμὸν ὀλέσσῃ”, ‘one day soon he shall lose his life.’ 3.54, “οὐκ ἄν τοι χραίσμῃ κίθαρις τά τε δῶρ᾽ Ἀφροδίτης”, ‘there shall not avail you, then, the lyre and those gifts of Aphrodite.’

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