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215. e)/mellon with infinitive.

Expected actions are more commonly expressed by “ἔμελλον” and the infinitive.

ἐκ τίνος τρόπου ἔμελλέ τις αὐτῶν σωθήσεσθαι;LYS. 13.37 ; How was any of them to escape?

LYS. 3.32:τῷ ὑμῶν πιστὸν ὡς . . . ἦγον αὐτὸν ἐπὶ τὴν οἰκίαν τὴν Σίμωνος, οὗ πλεῖστα ἔμελλον πράγματα ἕξειν;Ibid. 34:οὗ αὐτὸς ἔμελλον . . . ὀφθήσεσθαι” .

PLATO, Crat. 418B: ἔμελλόν σοι ἐρεῖν”. Phaedr. 228 C:τελευτῶν δὲ ἔμελλε . . . βίᾳ ἐρεῖν”.

XEN. An. 1.8.1: “πλησίον ἦν σταθμὸς ἔνθα ἔμελλε καταλύειν”. Cyr. 3.1.1: “ὀφθήσεσθαι ἔμελλε”.

THUC.1.130.1:ἀλλ᾽ ἔργοις . . . προυδήλου . . . ἔμελλε πράξειν”. 3.115.5:Σοφοκλέα δὲ . . . ἀποπέμψειν ἔμελλον” .

HDT.2.43:τούτων . . . ἔμελλον μνήμην ἕξειν”.

AR. Eq. 267: “λέγειν γνώμην ἔμελλον”. Eccl. 597: “τοῦτο γὰρ ἤμελλον ἐγὼ λέξειν”.

SOPH. Ai. 925-6. O. R. 967:κτενεῖν ἔμελλον πατέρα τὸν ἐμόν” .

PIND. O. 7.61: “μνασθέντι δὲ Ζεὺς ἄμπαλον μέλλεν θέμεν”.

Theogon. HES.468-9: “ὅτε δὴ Δἴ ἔμελλε” . . . | “τέξεσθαι”. 552: “τὰ καὶ τελέεσθαι ἔμελλε”.

HOM. Od. 7.270: “ἔμελλον ἔτι ξυνέσεσθαι ὀιζυῖ”. 9.475-6: “οὐκ ἄρ᾽ ἔμελλες . . . ἔδμεναι”.

Il. 6.52-3:ἔμελλε . . . δώσειν” (parallel with imperfect. See 214).

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