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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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P. and V. ἀστραπή, ἡ (Plat.). Lightning flash: V. ἀστραπηφόρον πῦρ. Strike with lightning, v.: V. καταστράπτειν κατά. (gen.). Carry lightning: Ar. ἀστραπηφορεῖν. Be struck by lightning: P. ἐμβροντᾶσθαι (Xen.); see also thunderbolt. His might was blasted by the lightning: V. ἐξεβροντήθη σθένος (Aesch. P.V. 362).