Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Instead of a formal conditional sentence the two members may be simply coördinated, the protasis having the form of an independent clause.

σμι_κρὸν λαβὲ παράδειγμα, καὶ πάντα εἴσει ἃ βούλομαι take an insignificant example, and you will know what I mean P. Th. 154c, πρά_ττεταί τι τῶν ὑ_μῖν δοκούντων συμφέρειν· ἄφωνος Αἰσχίνης something is going on (of a kind) that seems to be to your advantage. Aeschines is dumb. D. 18.198. Cp. “Take with you this great truth, and you have the key to Paul's writings” (Channing); “Petition me, perhaps I may forgive” (Dryden). Cp. cross1839.

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