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768. Even in Attic Greek a limiting infinitive, like the Homeric infinitive just mentioned (767), is sometimes found. Especially ἀκούειν, ἀκοῦσαι, in sound, and ὁρᾶν, ἰδεῖν, in appearance, are used in this way. E.g. Δοκεῖς οὖν τι διαφέρειν αὐτοὺς ἰδεῖν χαλκέως φαλακροῦ καὶ σμικροῦ; “ do you think that they differ at all in appearance from a bald little tinker?” PLAT. Rep. 495E. Ἀκοῦσαι παγκάλως ἔχει, “it is very fine to hear.” DEM. xix. 47. Πράγματα παρέξουσιν (οἱ ἵπποι) ἐπιμέλεσθαι, “the horses will be troublesome to tend.” XEN. Cyr. iv. 5. 46.

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