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Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

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subs.

P. and V. φύσις, ἡ.

created things: P. γένεσις, ἡ (Plat.).

the world: P. κόσμος, ὁ.

disposition: P. and V. τρόπος, ὁ, ἦθος, τό, φύσις, ἡ.

kind, class: P. and V. γένος, ὁ.

of what nature, interr. adj.: P. and V. ποῖος; indirect: P. and V. ὁποῖος.

of such a nature, adj.: P. and V. τοιοῦτος, τοιόσδε.

by nature: P. and V. φύσει.

being ill-starred by nature: V. συγγενῶς δύστηνος ὤν (Eur., H.F. 1293).

it isn't human nature that I should have neglected all my own affairs: P. οὐ γὰρ ἀνθρωπίνῳ ἔοικε τὸ ἐμὲ τῶν μὲν ἐμαυτοῦ ἁπάντων ἡμεληκέναι (Plat., Ap. 31B).