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τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

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P. and V. κόνις, ἡ. Ashes: P. and V. τέφρα, ἡ (Eur., Cycl. 641), V. σποδός, ἡ. Ashes of the dead: V. σποδός, ἡ; see ashes. Cloud of dust: Ar. and P. κονιορτός, ὁ. Raise dust, v.: V. κονίειν (absol.). Covered with dust: Ar. κεκονιμένος. Bite the dust: V. ὁδὰξ αἱρεῖν γαῖαν. Make to bite the dust: Ar. κατασποδεῖν (also Aesch., Theb. 809, in perf. part. pass.).