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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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Interval: P. διάλειμμα, τό. Fault: P. πλημμέλεια, ή, P. and V. ἁμαρτία, ή, V. ἀμπλάκημα, τό; see fault. Owing to lapse of time: P. διὰ χρόνου πλῆθος. After a considerable lapse of time: P. προελθόντος πολλοῦ χρόνου. After a sufficient lapse of time: P. χρόνου ἐπελθόντος ἱκανοῦ. After the lapse of three years: P. διαλιπόντων ἐτῶν τριῶν. v. intrans. Pass, elapse: P. and V. παρέρχεσθαι, διέρχεσθαι, P. διαγίγνεσθαι, προέρχεσθαι. Lapse into: P. περιίστασθαι εἰς (acc.), ἀποκλίνειν, πρός (acc.), ἐκπίπτειν εἰς (acc.). Fall into: P. and V. πίπτειν εἰς (acc.). Lapse to, devolve on: P. and V. προσκεῖσθαι (dat.), V. ῥέπειν εἰς (acc.); see devolve. Come to an end: P. and V. ἐξέρχετθαι, ἐξήκειν. It happened that their thirty years truce with the Argives was on the point of lapsing: P. συνέβαινε πρὸς τοὺς Ἀργείους αὐτοῖς τὰς τριακονταέτεις σπονδὰς ἐπʼ ἐξόδῳ εἶναι (Thuc. 5, 14; cf. also Thuc. 5, 28).