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328. Articular infinitive as the representative of the indicative.

The infinitive as the representative of the indicative may take the article.


ἓν μὲν οὖν ὁμολογεῖται τὸ κρατεῖν τῶν κληρονομιῶν τοὺς ἄρρενας”, DEM. [44]DEM., 12: One thing then is agreed on, namely, the males' holding (that the males hold) the inheritance.


τὸ . . . ἀνοῖξαι τὴν θύραν οὐχ ὁμολογεῖ”, DEM. [42]DEM., 8: The opening of the door (the statement that he opened the door) he does not agree to.


τὸ δὲ σὲ ἀπορήσειν, οὐκ οἶμαι” (sc. “μαντικῶς σε εἰρηκέναι”), PLATO, Conv. 198B; As to the statement that you will be at a loss, I don't think that you have said that in a spirit of prophecy.

DEM. [42]DEM., 8:τὸ μὲν ἀφελεῖν τὸ σημεῖον ὁμολογεῖ, τὸ δ᾽ ἀνοῖξαι τὴν θύραν οὐχ ὁμολογεῖ”. [44]DEM., 12(see above). 57.63: “ἐκ . . . γὰρ τοῦ ὅρκου ἐξήλειψαν τὸ ψηφιεῖσθαι” (= “ψηφιοῦμαι”) “γνώμῃ τῇ δικαιοτάτῃ”.

PLATO, Conv. 198B (see above). Phaedo 61 D:πῶς τοῦτο λέγεις . . . τὸ μὴ θεμιτὸν εἶναι ἑαυτὸν βιάζεσθαι”; Phaedr. 244 A:τὸ” (the statement that) “μανίαν κακὸν εἶναι”. PLAT. Soph. 231C:τὸ . . . μὴ ῥᾴδιον εἶναι”.

HDT.1.86:τὸ τοῦ Σόλωνος . . . τὸ μηδένα εἶναι τῶν ζωόντων ὄλβιον”.

ἦμεν δ᾽ ἕτοιμοι . . . θεοὺς ὁρκωμοτεῖν
τὸ μήτε δρᾶσαι μήτε τῳ ξυνειδέναι
τὸ πρᾶγμα βουλεύσαντι


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