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Ἰχθύς ἐκ τῆς κεφαλῆς ὄζειν ἄρχεται -> The fish stinks from the head
Michael Apostolius Paroemiographus, Paroemiae

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. and V. πυγμή, ἡ. Strike with the fist: P. πὺξ παίειν (absol.) (Dem 1252), Ar. πὺξ πατάσσειν. Fists met in loud conflict: V. πυγμαὶ δʼ ἦσαν ἐγκροτούμεναι (Eur., I.T. 1368). Who used his fist on your head? V. τίς ἐς σὸν κρᾶτʼ ἐπύκτευσεν; (Eur., Cycl. 229).