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1990. The infinitive may be the only expressed object, or it may be one of two expressed objects, of the leading verb.

““παίδευσις καλὴ διδάσκει χρῆσθαι νόμοιςa good education teaches obedience to the lawsX. Ven. 12.14, ““διαγιγνώσκειν σε τοὺς ἀγαθοὺς καὶ τοὺς κακοὺς ἐδίδαξενhe taught you to distinguish the good and the badX. M. 3.1.9.

a. Verbs signifying to ask, bid, forbid, permit, teach, etc., allow an infinitive as one of two objects.

b. Many verbal expressions, formed by a substantive and a verb, take the infinitive. Thus, τοὺς ἄλλους διδάσκειν τέχνην ἔχουσιν they possess the skill to teach (the) others I. 16.11. Cp. 2000.

A. Object Infinitive after Verbs of Will or Desire

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