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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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Of degree: P. ταπεινότης, ἡ, φαυλότης, ἡ. P. and V. δυσγένεια, ἡ (Plat.). Dishonourableness: P. and V. πονηρία, ἡ, κάκη, ἡ, P. κακότης, ἡ, φαυλότης, ἡ, Ar. and P. κακία, ἡ, μοχθηρία, ἡ. Shabbiness: P. φαυλότης, ἡ; see shabbiness. Stinginess: P. and V. αἰσχροκέρδεια, ἡ, Ar. and P. φειδωλία, ἡ, P. φιλοκέρδεια, ἡ.