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222. The Preposition εἰς (or ἐς) expresses motion to or intο. It is not used adverbially (the Adverb being εἴσω), and seldom in Tαmesis: Il. 8.115 τὰὼ δʼ εἰς ἀμφοτέρω Διομήδεος ἅρματα βήτην.

The motion is sometimes implied as Il. 15.275 ἐφάνη λῖς ἠὕγένειος εἰς ὁδόν: 16.574 ἐς Πηλῆʼ ἱκέτευσε (came as suppliant).

Of time; ἐς ἠέλιον καταδύντα to sunset ; so ἐς τί how long? εἰς ὅ until Od. 14. 384 ἐς θέρος ἦ ἐς ὀπώρην as late as summer or autumn.

Metaphorical uses: Π. 2. 379 εἰ δέ ποτʼ ἔς γε μίαν βουλεύσομεν if we take counsel to one purpose; Il. 9. 102 εἰπεῖν εἰς ἀγαθόν to speak to good effect (so 11.789, 23.305).