Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Relative Clauses of Cause take the indicative (negative οὐ). ὅς is more common than ὅστις.

θαυμαστὸν ποιεῖς, δς ( = ὅτι σὺ) ἡμῖν . . . οὐδὲν δίδως you do a strange thing in giving us nothing X. M. 2.7.13, Λοξίᾳ δὲ μέμφομαι, ὅστις μ' ἐπά_ρα_ς ἔργον ἀνοσιώτατον τοῖς μὲν λόγοις ηὔφρα_νε κτλ. I blame Loxias, who after inciting me to

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a deed most unhallowed, cheered me with words, etc. E. Or. 285. So when the relative is a dependent exclamation (οἷος ὅτι τοιοῦτος, etc., cross2687).

a. γε is often added to ὅς or ὅστις.

b. μή is used when there is also an idea of characteristic (of such a sort) or condition (perhaps to avoid a harsher form of statement). Cp. cross2705 g.

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