Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].

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The imperfect represents an action as still going on, or a state as still existing, in the past: Κῦρος οὔπω ἧκεν, ἀλλ' ἔτι προσήλαυνε Cyrus had not yet arrived ( cross1886), but was still marching on X. A. 1.5.12, ἐβασίλευεν Ἀντίοχος Antiochus was reigning T. 2.80. The conclusion of the action is usually to be inferred from the context.

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Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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