Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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1598

The accusative is rarely found after verbal nouns and adjectives, and in periphrastic expressions equivalent to a transitive verb. (This usage is post-Homeric and chiefly poetical.)

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χοὰ_ς προπομπός (= προπέμπουσα) escorting the libations A. Ch. 23, τὰ μετέωρα φροντιστής a speculator about things above the earth P. A. 18b, ἐπιστήμονες ἦσαν τὰ προσήκοντα they were acquainted with their duties X. C. 3.3.9, πόλεμος ἄπορα πόριμος war providing difficulties (things for which there is no provision) A. Pr. 904, πολλὰ συνίστωρ (a house) full of guilty secrets A. Ag. 1090, σὲ φύξιμος able to escape thee S. Ant. 787; ἔξαρνός εἰμι (= ἐξαρνοῦμαι) τὰ ἐρωτώμενα saynoto the question P. Charm. 158c, τεθνᾶσι τῷ δέει τοὺς ἀποστόλους they are in mortal fear of the envoys D. 4.45; other cases 1612.

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