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1917. Jussive Future.—The future may express a command, like the imperative; and, in the second person, may denote concession or permission. The negative is οὐ. The tone of the jussive future (which is post-Homeric) is generally familiar.

““ὣς οὖν ποιήσετεyou will do thusP. Pr. 338a, ἀναγνώσεται τὸν νόμονἀναγίγνωσκε the clerk will read the law—read D. 24.39, ““αὐτὸς γνώσειyou will judge for yourselfP. Phil. 12a, ““σπουδὴ ἔσται τῆς ὁδοῦyou will have to hurry on the marchT. 7.77, ὑ_μεῖς οὖν, ἐὰ_ν σωφρονῆτε, οὐ τούτου ἀλλ᾽ ὑ_μῶν φείσεσθε now, if you are wise, you will spare, not him, but yourselves X. H. 2.3.34.

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