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Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. and V. ἕλκειν, ἐφέλκειν, ἐπισπᾶν, Ar. and V. σπᾶν. Drug by the hair: V. ἀποσπᾶν κόμης, κόμης ἐπισπᾶν. I fear lest hereafter you may drug me into the matter, though quite guiltless: P. δέδοικα μὴ συνεπισπάσησθέ με τὸν μηδʼ ὁτιοῦν ἀδικοῦντα (Dem. 411). Drag about, drag around: P. περιέλκειν. Drug away: P. and V. ἀποσπᾶν, ἀφέλκειν. Drag back: P. and V. ἀνασπᾶν, Ar. and V. ἀντισπᾶν. Drag down: P. and V. καθέλκειν, κατασπᾶν. Be draggcd down (with others): V. συγκαθέλκεσθαι (absol.). Drag from under: P. and V. ὑποσπᾶν, Ar. and P. ὑφέλκειν. Drag in an opposite direction: P. ἀνθέλκειν (acc.), Ar. and V. ἀντισπᾶν (acc. or absol.). Drag off: P. and V. ἀφέλκειν, ἀποσπᾶν. Drag on: Ar. εἰσέλκειν; Met., life, etc.: P. and V. τείνειν; see prolong. Drag out: P. and V. ἐξέλκειν (Plat. but rare P.), Ar. and V. ἐκσπᾶν; Met., see prolong. Drag over, haul over: P. ὑπερφέρειν (two accs.). Drag through: Ar. διέλκειν (τι διά τινος). Drag up: Ar. and P. ἀνέλκειν, P. and V. ἀνασπᾶν. Drag with one: P. συνεφέλκειν (absol.) (Plat.).