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would that

Μολὼν λαβέ -> Come and take them
Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

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verb transitive

refering to a future wish: P. and V. εἴθε (opt.), εἰ γάρ (opt.), V. εἰ (opt.). Ar. and V. πῶς ἄν (opt.).

referring to a past wish: P. and V. εἴθε (imperf. or aor. indic.). εἰ γάρ (imperf. or aor. indic.), ὤφελον (infin.), εἴθ' ὤφελον (infin.), εἰ γὰρ ὤφελον (infin.).