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anvil

Δύο γὰρ, ἐπιστήμη τε καὶ δόξα, ὧν τὸ μὲν ἐπίστασθαι ποιέει, τὸ δὲ ἀγνοεῖν.
Hippocrates

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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V. ἄκμων, ὁ (Soph., Frag.).

As with a blow upon an anvil, swinging his club above his head, he brought it down upon the child's flaxen head: V. μυδρόκτυπον μίμημʼ ὑπὲρ κάρα βαλών ξύλον καθῆκε παιδὸς ἐς ξανθὸν κάρα (Soph., Frag.).