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Γηράσκω δ᾽ αἰεὶ πολλὰ διδασκόμενος -> I grow old always learning many things
Solon the Athenian

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Of omens: P. and V. καλός, εὔφημος (Plat.), εὐτυχής. V. δεξιός. εὐμενής. πρευμενής, Ar. and V. αἴσιος (also Xen. but rare P.).

Of persons: P. and V. ἵλεως (sometimes scanned as dissyllable), εὐμενής, φίλιος, Ar. and V. εὔφρων, πρόφρων, V. πρευμενής.

You made it (our land) an auspicious battleground for the Greeks to fight in: P. παρέσχετε αὐτὴν εὐμενῆ ἐναγωνίσασθαι τοῖς Ἕλλησι (Thuc. 2, 74).

Auspicious words: P. and V. εὐφημία, ἡ.

Use auspicious words: P. and V. εὐφημεῖν.

Using auspicious words, adj.: Ar. and V. εὔφημος.