Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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The second person singular is used to designate an imaginary person, as in proverbs: ψυ_χῆς ἐπιμελοῦ τῆς σεαυτοῦ care for thy own soul Men. Sent. 551, and in such phrases as εἶδες ἄν you would have seen ( cross1784 a), ἡγήσαιο ἄν you might think, as credideris ( cross1824).

a. Hdt. uses the second person in directions to travellers (2. cross30).

See also cross942.

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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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