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Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

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P. and V. ἀστραπή, ἡ (Plat.). Lightning flash: V. ἀστραπηφόρον πῦρ. Strike with lightning, v.: V. καταστράπτειν κατά. (gen.). Carry lightning: Ar. ἀστραπηφορεῖν. Be struck by lightning: P. ἐμβροντᾶσθαι (Xen.); see also thunderbolt. His might was blasted by the lightning: V. ἐξεβροντήθη σθένος (Aesch. P.V. 362).