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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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v. intrans.

P. and V. ἐνδέχεσθαι, ἀκούειν. Ar. and V. κλύειν. As an eaves-dropper: P. ὠτακουστεῖν. Listen to, hear: P. and V. ἀκούειν (gen. of person, acc. or gen. of thing), ἐπακούειν (gen. of person, acc. or gen. of thing), Ar. and P. ἀκροᾶθαι (gen. of person, acc. or gen. of thing), κατακούειν (acc. or gen. of person or thing). Ar. and V. ἐξακούειν (gen. of person, acc. of thing), κλύειν (gen. of person, acc. or gen. of thing); heAr. Obey: P. and V. πείθεσθαι (dat.), πειθαρχεῖν (dat.), εἰσακούειν (gen.) (Thuc. 1, 82 but rare P.), Ar. and V. κλύειν (gen.). ἀκούειν (gen.), Ar. and P. ὑπακούειν (gen. or dat.), ἀκροᾶσθαι (gen.); see obey. Heed: Ar. and P. προσέχειν (dat.), τὸν νοῦν προσέχειν (dat.), P. and V. νοῦν ἔχειν πρός (acc. or dat.), ἀποδέχεσθαι (acc.) (Eur., Hel. 832); see heed. Listen in return: P. and V. ἀντακούειν.