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Γηράσκω δ᾽ αἰεὶ πολλὰ διδασκόμενος -> I grow old always learning many things
Solon the Athenian

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P. and V. ὕψος, τό. Of persons: P. and V. μέγεθος, Hill: P. and V. λόφος, ὁ, V. πάγος. ὁ, αἶπος, τό, ἄκρα, ἡ (Eur., Or. 871), Ar. and V. ὄχθος, ὁ. Heights, high ground: P. ὑψηλὰ χωρία, τὰ μετέωρα, P. and V. τὰ ἄκρα. Eminence, high rank: P. and V. ἀξίωμα, τό, τιμή, ἡ. Highest point, Met.: P. and V. ἀκμή, ἡ, ἄκρον, τό. Be at its height, v.: P. and V. ἀκμάζειν. Come to such a height (of folly, etc.): P. and V. εἰς τοσοῦτο (or τοσόνδε or τόδε) μωρίας ἀφικνεῖσθαι. It is the height of folly to go to war: P. πολλὴ ἄνοια πολεμῆσαι (Thuc. 2, 61). The height of madness: P. ὑπερβολὴ μανίας. You are come to the height of suffering: V. ἥκεις συμφορᾶς πρὸς τοὔσχατον (Eur., Or. 447).