Is it possible to split the "to" from the verb in this example:

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Is it correct? Does it sound strange to your ears?

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    Hello, mim. What do Google 5-grams for 'is of course to have' & 'is to of course have' strongly suggest? Commented Jun 9, 2021 at 18:21
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    *It's very, of course, strange. Of course, like other parenthetic expressions, should be inserted only at constituent boundaries. That includes to + Infinitive constituents, and others, too. Consider *These are the, of course, times that try men's souls, or *I didn't recognize, of course, him . Commented Jun 9, 2021 at 18:23


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