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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

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Hard (of ground); P. στεριφός. Firmly fixed: P. and V. βέβαιος, ἀσφαλής, V. ἔμπεδος. Trustworthy: P. and V. πιστός, βέβαιος, φερέγγυος (Thuc. but rare P.), ἐχέγγυος (Thuc. but rare P.), ἀσφαλής. Steadfast: P. and V. καρτερός, ἀκίνητος, P. μόνιμος, V. ἔμπεδος. Be firm, v.: P. and V. καρτερεῖν; see endure. Of consistency: P. and V. πυκνός, P. εὐπαγής. Obstinate: P. and V. ἀυθάδης. In order to get a firm footing in the mud: P. ἀσφαλείας ἕνεκα τῆς πρὸς τὸν πηλόν (Thuc. 3, 22).