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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. [[προοίμιον]], τό, V. [[φροίμιον]], τό.
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<b class="b2">Say by way of preface</b>, v.: P. προοιμιάζεσθαι, V. φροιμιάζεσθαι.
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[[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[προοίμιον]], τό, [[verse|V.]] [[φροίμιον]], τό.
<b class="b2">Prefacing my speech with a few remarks on my views concerning our relations towards the king</b>: P. μικρὰ προειπὼν . . . ὡς ἔχω γνώμης περὶ τῶν πρὸς τὸν βασιλέα (Dem. 178).
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[[say by way of preface]], v.: [[prose|P.]] [[προοιμιάζεσθαι]], [[verse|V.]] [[φροιμιάζεσθαι]].
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[[prefacing my speech with a few remarks on my views concerning our relations towards the king]]: [[prose|P.]] [[μικρὰ προειπὼν… ὡς ἔχω γνώμης περὶ τῶν πρὸς τὸν βασιλέα]] ([[Demosthenes|Dem.]] 178).
 
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