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Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

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Training: Ar. and P. μελέτη, ἡ, P. ἄσκησις, ἡ, γυμνασία, ἡ. Practice (of qualities): P. ἄσκησις, ἡ. Physical exercise: P. σωμασκία, ἡ. Use: P. and V. χρεία, ἡ. Gymnastic exercises: Ar. and P. γυμνάσια, τά. v. trans. Train: P. and V. ἀσκεῖν (Eur., Rhes. 947), γυμνάζειν, Ar. and P. μελετᾶν, ἐπασκεῖν; see train. Exercise qualities, etc.: P. and V. ἀσκεῖν. ἐπιτηδεύειν, Ar. and P. ἐπασκεῖν; see practise. Show, exhibit: P. and V. ἐνδείκνυσθαι, προτίθεσθαι, παρέχειν (or mid.), V. τίθεσθαι. Put into operation: P. and V. χρῆσθαι (dat.). Exercise oneself: P. and V. γυμνάζεσθαι (pass.).