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πέμψω δ’ ἐς Σπάρτην τε καὶ ἐς Πύλον ἠμαθόεντα
νόστον πευσόμενον πατρὸς φίλου, ἤν που ἀκούσῃ,
I will send him to Sparta and sandy Pylos, to find out about the return of his dear father, in the hope that he will hear about it somehow.
Homer Odyssey 1.92-3 (121)
καὶ οὕτως ἤδη συνειθισμένον ἦν, ὥστε πολλάκις ἡ γυνὴ ἀπῄει κάτω καθευδήσουσα ὡς τὸ παιδίον, ἵνα τὸν τιτθὸν αὐτῷ διδῷ καὶ μὴ βοᾷ.
And we were so used to this arrangement that my wife often went downstairs to sleep with the child, to breastfeed it and stop it crying.
Lysias Speeches 1.10 (151)
τοὔνεκα νῦν ἑτάρους τε λαβὼν καὶ νῆα μέλαιναν
ἦλθον πευσόμενος πατρὸς δὴν οἰχομένοιο.
That's why I gathered my companions and a black ship and came to find out about my father, who left long ago.
Homer Odyssey 15.269-70 (159)
οἱ δ’ ἀπεκρίναντο ὅτι “καὶ ὑμεῖς ἐπὶ τὴν ἡμετέραν χώραν ἔρχεσθε.” λέγειν ἐκέλευον οἱ στρατηγοὶ ὅτι “οὐ κακῶς γε ποιήσοντες, ἀλλὰ βασιλεῖ πολεμήσαντες ἀπερχόμεθα εἰς τὴν Ἑλλάδα, καὶ ἐπὶ θάλατταν βουλόμεθα ἀφικέσθαι.”
They answered "You are invading our country". And the generals ordered him to say "We are doing so not out of any wish to do you harm, instead we are coming into Greece to fight with the king and we want to reach the sea".
Xenophon Anabasis 4.8 (242)

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