A Copious Greek Grammar, Volume 2

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Page 906 - When anything that has been said or thought by another is quoted as such, not as an idea of the writer, and yet not in the words of the speaker, but in narration, ie in oratione obliqua, the optative is frequently used, and without áv. (for in Xen. Anab. 1, 6, 2. (caraXXayeic Sé OÚTOC Kvpci, elirev, el avTif Soit» imréac ^tX/ovç, on TOÙC тгрокатакамтас ¡тгтгеас Ч ката/caívoi av eveiïpevaaç, 4 "ÍWVTUS TroXXovc avrwv éfXoi &c.
Page 724 - Demonstrative pronouns are often not in the gender of the substantive to which they refer, but in the neuter, provided the idea of the substantive in the abstract be considered generally as a thing or matter.
Page 903 - ... &c. 4. Optative after the Relatives of, ôartç, &c. 1. If the relatives refer to definite persons or things, they are followed by the indicative ; but if the person or thing be indefinite, then the verb is in the optative or subjunctive ; in the optative with...
Page 666 - Many verbs have the accusative not only of the nearer and more immediate object of the action, but also of the more remote object...
Page 930 - If the leading verb by itself governs another case than the accusative, either that case or the accusative may accompany it, when the infinitive follows. Cf. Mt. § 537 ; Butt. § 142. N. 2 ; S. § 158. N. 4. toSs ( = tWx
Page 762 - Two superlatives in two different propositions are compared with each other by the words Toaointf and Sirtp, to show that a quality exists in the highest degree in one subject, in the same measure as it is possessed by another in the highest degree.
Page 1057 - With the indicative, besides the significations explained 5 above, it has the following : a. With the indicative, particularly of the imperfect, it often expresses the repetition of an action, a habit, since by means of this the action is referred to an indefinite time.
Page 620 - The participle is put in the dative, when it is to be expressed that an action has taken place, since a certain person has done this or that.
Page 1051 - When a preposition should stand twice with two different nouns, it is often put only once by the poets, and that, too, with the second noun ; as, щ ¿Яо£ t¡ km yfjc (Od.
Page 621 - The verbs iiisti and yi-yua-Bxi are often accompanied by a participle of the verb, "to wish," &c., in the dative ; in which case the participle only, as the leading idea, is translated by the finite verb.

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