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135. The future infinitive is regularly used only in indirect discourse (111, 112), where it always represents a future indicative of the direct form. E.g. Γράψειν φησίν, he says that he will write; γράψειν ἔφη, he said that he would write; γράψειν φήσει, he will say that he will write: all representing γράψω, I will write.Πολλούς γε ἔσεσθαι ἔλεγον τοὺς ἐθελήσοντας,” “they said that there would be many who would be willing.” XEN. Cyr. iii. 2, 26.

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