Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Purpose or Object.—The future (sometimes the present) participle is used to denote purpose, especially after verbs denoting to come, go, send, summon, etc. Thus, προπέμψαντες κήρυ_κα πόλεμον προεροῦντα having sent a herald in advance to proclaim war T. 1.29, ὁ βάρβαρος ἐπὶ τὴν Ἑλλάδα δουλωσόμενος ἦλθεν the barbarians proceeded against Greece with the purpose of enslaving it 1. 18, συνεκάλεσαν ἀπὸ τῶν πόλεων ἁπα_σῶν ἀκουσομένους ( cross2052 a) τῆς παρὰ βασιλέως ἐπιστολῆς they summoned from all the cities men to listen to the letter from the king

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X. H. 7.1.39. Present: ἔπεμπον . . . λέγοντας ὅτι κτλ. they sent men to say that, etc. X. H. 2.4.37.

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