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1588. In poetry after verbs of motion the accusative may be used without a preposition to express the goal.

““ἄστυ Καδμεῖον μολώνhaving come to the city of CadmusS. O. T. 35, ““πέμψομέν νιν Ἑλλάδαwe will convey her to GreeceE. Tro. 883. Of persons in Hom. (especially with ἱκνέομαι, ἵκω, ἱκά_νω = reach) and in the lyric parts of the drama: ““μνηστῆρας ἀφί_κετοcame unto the suitorsα 332. Cp. “arrived our coast”: Shakesp. In Hdt. 9.26 φαμὲν ἡμέας ἱκνέεσθαι means we declare that it befits us.

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