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Μολὼν λαβέ -> Come and take them
Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

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Ready to hand: P. and V. πρόχειρος.

Be available: P. and V. ὑπάρχειν, P. ὑπεῖναι.

The large sums taken at the sack of Iasus were available for the soldiers: P. τὰ ἐκ τῆς Ἰάσου μεγάλα χρήματα διαρπασθέντα ὑπῆν τοῖς στρατιώταις (Thuc. 8, 36).