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2278. ὥστε (ὡς) is used rarely with the optative without ἄν (by assimilation to a preceding optative) and with the potential optative with ἄν.

εἴ τις τὴν γυναῖκα τὴν σὴν οὕτω θεραπεύσειεν ὥστε φιλεῖν αὐτὴν μᾶλλον ποιήσειεν ἑαυτὸν σέ κτλ. if some one should pay such attention to your wife as to make her love him better than yourself X. C. 5.5.30 (cp. 2266), ““τοσούτου δεῖς ἐλέου τινὸς ἄξιος εἶναι ὥστε μι_σηθείης ἂν δικαιότατ᾽ ἀνθρώπωνyou are so far unworthy of compassion that you would be detested most justly of all menD. 37.49, ὡς ἄν X. Ag. 6. 7, X. C. 7.5.37, 7. 5. <*>

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