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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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shape: P. and V. εἶδος, τό, ἰδέα, ἡ, μορφή, ἡ (Plato), σχῆμα, τό, σχέσις, ἡ, τύπος, ὁ, φύσις, ἡ. V. μόρφωμα, τό.

fashion: P. and V. τρόπος, ὁ, σχῆμα, τό, σχέσις, ἡ, εἶδος, τό, ἰδέα, ἡ.

kind: P. and V. γένος, τό, εἶδος, τό, ἰδέα, ἡ.

every conceivable form of death: P. ἰδέα πᾶσα ὀλέθρου (Thuc. 7, 29).

appearance: P. and V. ὄψις, ἡ. V. πρόσοψις, ἡ.

apparition: P. and V. φάσμα, τό, εἰκών, ἡ, εἴδωλον, τό, φάντασμα, τό, V. σκιά, ἡ, ὄψις, ἡ, δόκησις, ἡ.

outward show (as opposed to reality): P. and V. σχῆμα, τό.

organisation: P. and V. κατάστασις, ἡ; see also arrangement.

form of government: P. κόσμος πολιτείας, ὁ, or τάξις πολιτείας, ἡ.

inspiration is a form of madness: P. μανία τις ὁ ἐνθουσιασμός.

according to the usual forms: P. κατὰ τὰ νομιζόμενα.

seat, bench: P. and V. βάθρον, τό.

verb transitive

mould, shape: P. and V. πλάσσειν, P. τυποῦν (Plato); see also make.

arrange: P. and V. τάσσειν, συντάσσειν, κοσμεῖν, P. διατάσσειν, διακοσμεῖν. Ar. and P. διατιθέναι.

form (a plan): P. and V. μηχανᾶσθαι, τεχνᾶσθαι, συντιθέναι, τεκταίνεσθαι, βουλεύειν; see devise.

form plots (against): P. and V. ἐπιβουλεύειν (absol. or dat.).

train, instruct: P. and V. παιδεύειν; see instruct.

appoint: P. and V. καθιστάναι; see appoint.

draw up (troops, etc.): P. and V. τάσσειν, συντάσσειν, Ar. and P. παρατάσσειν.

constitute, be: P. and V. εἶναι, καθεστηκέναι (perf. act. of καθιστάναι), ὑπάρχειν.

the houses of the suburb being supplied with battlements themselves formed a defence: P. αἱ οἰκίαι τοῦ προαστείου ἐπάλξεις λαμβάνουσαι αὐταὶ ὑπῆρχον ἔρυμα (Thuc. 4, 69).

form up (of troops).

verb intransitive: P. and V. τάσσεσθαι, συντάσσεσθαι, Ar. and P. παρατάσσεσθαι.