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[*] 805. The infinitive with τό is used in exclamations of surprise or indignation. E.g. “Τὸ δὲ μηδὲ κυνῆν οἴκοθεν ἐλθεῖν ἐμὲ τὸν κακοδαίμον᾽ ἔχοντα,” “but to think that I, wretched fellow, should come from home without even my cap!” AR. Nub. 268. “Τῆς μωρίας: τὸ Δία νομίζειν, ὄντα τηλικουτονί,” “what folly! to believe in Zeus, now you are so big!” Ib. 819. For the simple infinitive in these exclamations, see 787.
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