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[*] 762. In the same way (761) certain adjectives, like δίκαιος, ἐπικαίριος, ἐπιτήδειος, ἐπίδοξος, may be used personally with the infinitive; as δίκαιός ἐστι τοῦτο ποιεῖν, it is right for him to do this (equivalent to δίκαιόν ἐστιν αὐτὸν τοῦτο ποιεῖν). E.g. Φημὶ πολλῷ μειζόνων ἔτι τούτων δωρεῶν δίκαιος εἶναι τυγχάνειν, “I say that I have a right to receive even far greater rewards than these.” DEM. xviii. 53. Ἐδόκουν ἐπιτήδειοι εἶναι ὑπεξαιρεθῆναι, “they seemed to be convenient persons to be disposed of.” THUC. viii. 70. Θεραπεύεσθαι ἐπικαίριοι, “important persons to be taken care of.” XEN. Cyr. viii. 2, 25. Τάδε τοι ἐξ αὐτῶν ἐπίδοξα γενέσθαι, “it is to be expected that this will result from it.” HDT. i. 89. Πολλοὶ ἐπίδοξοι τωὐτὸ τοῦτο πείσεσθαί εἰσι, “it is to be expected that many will suffer this same thing.” Id. vi. 12 (for the future infinitive see 113).
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