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326. Future with verbs of creation.

The future infinitive as the object of verbs of creation comes from the blending of the sphere of thought and the sphere of will. Some of the examples are much disputed.

πῦρ ἐνήσειν διενοοῦντο ἐς τὰ ξύλινα παραφράγματα”, THUC.4.115.2; They intended (thought that they would) hurl fire into the wooden ramparts.

See further the Infinitive.

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