If the imperative tense has only second and third person forms then how does one give oneself a command?
καὶ ἐρῶ τῇ ψυχῇ μου, Ψυχή, ἔχεις πολλὰ ἀγαθὰ κείμενα εἰς ἔτη πολλά: ἀναπαύου, φάγε, πίε, εὐφραίνου.
Homer wrote in Odyssey 20:18 τέτλαθι, δή, κραδίη
Mark Lightman wrote:Odysseus talks to his heart:Homer wrote in Odyssey 20:18 τέτλαθι, δή, κραδίη
"Hang in there, o heart of mine!"
Did Carl mention deliberate questions? "Are we not men?" really means "Man up!" γράψω? "Am I to write" or οὐ γράψω? "Will I not write" really means γράφε, γράψον, "write!"
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