Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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The infinitive is added, like an accusative of respect ( cross1601, cross1602), to intransitive verbs (especially in poetry), to adjectives (more frequently in poetry), and to substantives (rarely). Thus, τοῖος ἰδεῖν such in aspect (lit. to look on) Theognis 216, ὁρᾶν στυγνός of a repulsive expression X. A. 2.6.9, ἀκοῦ-

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σαι παγκάλως ἔχει it is very fine to hear D. 19.47, θαῦμα καὶ ἀκοῦσαι a marvel even to hear of P. L. 656d.

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