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Σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος -> Man is a dream of a shadow
Pindar, Pythian 8.95f.

English (Autenrieth)

(ϝεκ.): willingly, intentionally, of one's own will; ἑκὼν ἀέκοντί γε θῦμῷ, i. e. not by compulsion, and yet reluctantly, Il. 4.43 ; ἑκὼν δ' οὐκ ἄν τις ἕλοιτο (δῶρα θεῶν), i. e. they cannot be got otherwise than from the gift of the gods, Il. 3.66.