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abstinence

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Self-restraint: P. ἐγκράτεια, ἡ, Ar. and P. σωφροσύνη, ἡ; see temperance.

Abstinence from food: V. ἀσιτία, ἡ.