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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

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P. and V. μακάριος, Ar. and V. μάκαρ (rare P.), ὄλβιος, ζηλωτός, V. εὐαίων; see fortunate.

Holy: P. and V. ἱερός, σεμνός, Ar. and P. ἅγιος, Ar. and V. ἁγνός.

In moral sense: see good.

The islands of the blessed: μακάρων νῆσοι, αἱ (Plat.), V. μακάρων αἶα, ἡ (Eur.), μακάρων νῆσος, ἡ (Eur.).