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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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P. and V. πληγαί, αἱ.

Give a beating: P. πληγὰς διδόναι (dat. of person).

Receive a beating: Ar. and P. πληγὰς λαμβάνειν.

Beating of drums: Ar. τυμπανισμός, ὁ, V. τυμπάνων ἀράγματα, τά (Eur., Cycl.).

Beating of breasts: V. στέρνων ἀραγμοί, οἱ.