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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1
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[[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[προοίμιον]], τό, [[verse|V.]] [[φροίμιον]], τό.
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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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