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274. me/llw with the Present Infinitive:

οὖτος, τί δράσεις; τῷ πτίλῳ μέλλεις ἐμεῖν”; AR. Ach. 587; Ho! fellow! What are you going to do? Are you going to give yourself a vomit with the feather? (Here the future and the periphrasis are parallel.)

LYS.13.88:μέλλειν λέγειν” . 19.23:μέλλοντα πλεῖν” , On the point of sailing. 24.15:μέλλων ἀληθῆ λέγειν” .

ANTIPHON, 1.15: “ἀδικεῖσθαι ἔμελλεν”. Ibid. 16: “εἰς Νάξον πλεῖν ἔμελλεν”.

PLATO , Phaedo 59 A:αὐτίκα . . . ἔμελλε τελευτᾶν”. Phaedr. 242 B:ἔμελλον . . . τὸν ποταμὸν διαβαίνειν”.

XEN. An. 1.8.1 (215).

AR. Ach. 493: “ἅπασι μέλλεις εἷς λέγειν τἀναντία” (the future is not favored by the iambic metre). Eq. 267 (215).

EUR. fr. 459:κέρδη τοιαῦτα χρή τινα κτᾶσθαι βροτῶν”, | “ἐφ᾽ οἷσι μέλλει μήποθ̓ ὕστερον στένειν”.

SOPH. Tr. 756-7: “μέλλοντι δ᾽ αὐτῷ . . . τεύχειν σφαγὰς” | “κῆρυξ . . . ἵκετ”(“ο”).

PIND. O. 8.63-4: “ἄνδρα . . . μέλλοντα ποθεινοτάταν δόξαν φέρειν” (in prose “τὸν . . . οἴσοντα”).

HOM. Od. 9.475-6 (215).

Il. 10.454-5: “ μέν μιν ἔμελλε . . . λίσσεσθαι”.

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