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1579. Verbs signifying to effect anything (αἴρειν raise, αὔξειν exalt, διδάσκειν teach, τρέφειν rear, παιδεύειν train) show the result of their action upon a substantive or adjective predicate to the direct object: ““σὲ Θῆβαί γ᾽ οὐκ ἐπαίδευσαν κακόνThebes did not train thee to be baseS. O. C. 919, ““τοῦτον τρέφειν τε καὶ αὔξειν μέγανto nurse and exalt him into greatnessP. R. 565c, ““ἐποικοδομήσαντες αὐτὸ ὑψηλότερονraising it higherT. 7.4. Such predicate nouns are called proleptic. Passive: ““μέγας ἐκ μι_κροῦ Φίλιππος ηὔξηταιPhilip has grown from a mean to be a mighty personD. 9.21. Cp. 1613.

ACCUSATIVE OF EXTENT

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