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What does “can be said to do / to be” something mean?

The various modern revolutions in physics, in psychology, in politics, even in literary style, have not escaped his intelligent notice, but they can scarcely be said to have influenced him deeply. ...
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If not only to… - meaning

"He had to make war, he had to make conquests, if not only to subsist". Does if not only to equal so that he could?