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Heraclitus, fr. 101B

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substantive

affair: P. and V. πρᾶγμα, τό, χρῆμα, τό, πρᾶξις, ἡ, Ar. and V. πρᾶγος, τό, V. χρέος, τό.

event: P. and V. συμφορά, ἡ, P. συντυχία, ἡ.

present circumstances: P. and V. τὰ παρόντα, τὰ καθεστῶτα.

under these circumstances: P. and V. οὕτως ἐχόντων (things being thus).

circumstances will be found to be changing, not our city: P. φανήσεται τὰ πράγματα… μεταβαλλόμενα οὐχ ἡ πόλις ἡμῶν (Dem. 206).

making with the Lacedaemonians the best terms they could under the circumstances: P. ἐκ τῶν παρόντων κράτιστα πρὸς Λακεδαιμονίους σπονδὰς ποιησάμενοι (Thuc. 5, 40).

war generally contrives from itself the means to meet the circumstances: P. (πόλεμος) αὐτὸς ἀφ' αὑτοῦ τὰ πολλὰ τεχνᾶται πρὸς τὸ παρατυγχάνον (Thuc. 1, 122).

circumstances, position, fortune: V. πρᾶξις, ἡ, P. and V. κατάστασις, ἡ.

good circumstances: P. and V. εὐπραξία, ἡ; see prosperity.

be in good circumstances: P. εὐπραγεῖν; see prosper.

be in bad circumstances: P. and V. δυστυχεῖν, κακῶς ἔχειν.

circumstanced, be: P. and V. ἔχειν, Ar. and P. διακεῖσθαι.