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Ἀλλ’ ἐσθ’ ὁ θάνατος λοῖσθος ἰατρός κακῶν -> But death is the ultimate healer of ills
Sophocles, Fragment 698

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P. θεμέλιοι, οἱ, τὰ κάτωθεν (Dem. 21), P. and V. πυθμήν, ὁ, V. ῥίζα, ἡ. Lowest part: P. and V. κρηπίς, ἡ (Plat.), βάθρον, τό (Xen.), βάσις, ἡ (Plat.), P. ἔδαφος, τό. From the foundation: use P. and V. κατʼ ἄκρας. Met., beginning: P. and V. ἀρχή, ἡ. Cause: P. and V. αἰτία, ἡ. Truth: P. and V. ἀλήθεια, ἡ. The foundation principles of conduct: P. πράξεων ὑποθέσεις, αἱ (Dem. 21). Foundation stones: Ar. θεμέλιοι λίθοι, οἱ, P. θεμέλιοι, οἱ. Lay (a foundation), v.: lit., P. and V. καταβάλλεσθαι. Lay the foundations of: met., P. and V. ἄρχειν (gen.) (lit., begin). Act of founding (colonies, etc), subs.: P. κτίσις. ἡ, οἴκισις, ἡ, κατοίκισις, ἡ. Statements based on no foundation of truth: P. ἐπʼ ἀληθείας οὐδεμιᾶς εἰρημένα (Dem. 230).