Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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The genitive with the comparative often takes the place of with another construction: ἀ_θλιώτερόν ἐστι μὴ ὑγιοῦς σώματος ( = ἢ μὴ ὑγιεῖ σώματι) μὴ ὑγιεῖ ψυ_χῇ συνοικεῖν it is more wretched to dwell with a diseased soul than a diseased body P. G. 479b, πλείοσι ναυσὶ τῶν Ἀθηναίων ( = ἢ οἱ Ἀθηναῖοι) παρῆσαν they came with more ships than the Athenians T. 8.52.

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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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