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Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

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subs.

P. and V. μαστός, ὁ (Xen. but rare P.), στῆθος, τό, or pl. (Plat. but rare P.), στέρνον, τό, or pl. (Xen. but rare P.).

Also of women: V. οὖθαρ, τό.

Bosom: Ar. and V. κόλπος, ὁ.

Seat of the feelings: P. and V. ψυχή, ἡ, θυμός. ὁ, V. στέρνον, τό, or pl., ἧπαρ, τό, Ar. and V. καρδία, ἡ, κέαρ, τό, φρήν, ἡ, or pl., σπλάγχνον, τό, or pl.

Beat the breast, v.: P. and V. κόπτεσθαι (absol.).

Give the breast: V. μαστὸν ἐπέχειν, μαστὸν προσέχειν.

v. trans.

P. and V. ὑπερβαίνειν.