Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Infinitive of Result.—The infinitive may be used with ὥστε

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(sometimes with ὡς) to denote a result, often an intended result. See cross2260 ff.

a. Several verbs, substantives, and adjectives usually taking the infinitive also admit ὥστε with the infinitive ( cross2271); and the infinitive is found where ὥστε with the infinitive might be expected: μνημονεύουσιν ἀφεθέντα τοῦτον ἐλεύθερον εἶναι they recall that he was emancipated (lit. released so as to be free) D. 29.25. Here the redundant infinitive expresses an intended result.

N.—This redundant use of εἶναι is common in Hom. and Hdt.

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