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  • ὁ; see saying. speak in proverbs, v.: P. παροιμιάζεσθαι. ⇢ Look up "proverb" on Perseus Dictionaries | Perseus KWIC | Perseus Corpora | Wiktionary |
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  • Ar. and V. πρίων, ὁ. proverb: see maxim, saying. P. and V. πρίειν. saw in two: Ar. and P. διαπρίειν. saw off: Ar. and P. ἐκπρίειν. ⇢ Look up "saw"
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  • or trite saying, proverb; cf. Curtius, § 611; Stephanus' Thesaurus, under the word), hence, 1. a clever and sententious saying, a proverb (Aeschylus Ag.
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  • 202, Archil.86,89; ἄκουε δὴ τὸν αἶνον Call.Iamb.1.211: generally, saying, proverb, παλαιὸς αἶ. E.Fr.508, cf. Theoc.14.43; riddle, Carm.Pop.34.    II = Att
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  • prōverbĭum: ĭi, n. pro-verbum. I An old saying, a saw, maxim, adage, proverb (class.; syn. adagium): ex quo illud factum est jam tritum sermone proverbium
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  • NT, parable, Ev.Marc.12.1, al.; type, Ep. Hebr.9.9, 11.19.    4 by-word, proverb, LXX Ez.18.2, Ev.Luc.4.23; in bad sense, εἰς π. ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσι LXX Ps.43(44)
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  • 12 Müll., “ad agendum apta,” applicable to life, suitable for use, I a proverb, an adage: vetus adagium est, Nihil cum fidibus graculo, Gell. 1, praef
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  • its luxury, whence the proverb οὐ παντὸς ἀνδρὸς εἰς Κόρινθον ἐσθ' ὁ πλοῦς;— with a masc. adj., ὀφρυόεντα K. Orac. ap. Hdt.:—proverb., Διὸς Κόρινθος, used
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  • to the utmost, will try to make impossibilities possible (cf. the Greek proverb. Ἀρκαδίαν μ αἰτεῖς, μέγα μ αἰτεῖς), Cic. Att. 10, 12, 7; cf. id. ib. 10
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  • triduom hoc hic erimus, tum arbores in te cadent, Plaut. Men. 2, 3, 24.—As a proverb of mobility or changeableness: nec me consules movent, qui ipsi pluma aut
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  • 139; Ter. And. 1, 5, 5; id. Eun. 1, 2, 95; id. Ad. 5, 8, 29.—    2    Of a proverb: verum est verbum, quod memoratur: ubi amici, ibidem opus, Plaut. Truc.
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  • Vă-tīnĭānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Vatinius, whose name became a proverb of disrepute: Vatiniana crimina, Cat. 53, 2: Vatinianum odium, id. 14, 3;
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  • Fr.484, cf. Pl.Smp.177a, Call.Lav.Pall.56, Ph.1.601, Plu. 2.661a; saw, proverb, τριγέρων μ. τάδε φωνεῖ A.Ch.314 (anap.).    7 talk of men, rumour, ἀγγελίαν…
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  • Adler; (Tristram, Nat. Hist. of the Bible, p. 172ff). The meaning of the proverb (cf. examples in Wetstein (1752) on Matthew , the passage cited) quoted
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  • goad, for urging on oxen, horses and other beasts of burden; hence, the proverb πρός κέντρα λακτίζειν, to kick against the goad, i. e. to offer vain and
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  • 1. a trough or tub, basin or bowl, Hdt. 2. a light boat, skiff, Ar. 3. proverb., τὴν σκάφην σκάφην λέγειν "to call a spade a spade, " to call things by
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  • which is uttered by the voice, i. e. a word, saying, speech, sentence, proverb, maxim (syn.: vocabulum, verbum); sing.: dico, Epicurum non intellegere
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  • πίτυς. πίσσα, αττιξ πίττα, ης, ἡ, pitch, Lat. pix, Il., Hdt., etc.: proverb., ἄρτι μῦς πίττης γεύεται, i. e. he has got the first taste of misery, Dem
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  • theatrical machine, by which gods were made to appear in the air, Plat.: hence proverb. of any sudden appearance, ὥσπερ ἀπὸ μηχανῆς (cf. Lat. deus ex machina)
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  • votes, Cic. Att. 1, 14, 5; Auct. Her. 1, 12, 21; Ov. F. 5, 634. Hence the proverb: sexagenarios de ponte; v. sexagenarius.—    B A wooden drawbridge, to be
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