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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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adj.

Aged: P. and V. γεραιός, Ar. and V. παλαιός (rare P.), παλαιγενής, V. γηραλεός, γηραιός (rare P.), μακραίων. Grow old, v.: P. and V. γηράσκειν, Ar. and P. καταγηράσκειν. Of the old, adj.: Ar. and P. πρεσβυτικός. Of things, worn out: P. and V. παλαιός (rare P.). With masc. subs., V. γέρων; with fem. subs., V. γραῖα. Stale: P ἕωλος. Antique: P. and V. ἀρχαῖος, παλαιός, V. παλαίφατος. Long existing: P. and V. χρόνιος, V. δηναιός. Belonging to former times: P. and V. ὁ πρίν, ὁ πάλαι, ὁ πρόσθεν; see former. Obsolete: P. and V. ἀρχαῖος, παλαιός, P. ἕωλος, ἀρχαιότροπος. Old in wealth: V. ἀρχαιόπλουτος. Of old: see formerly. From of old: P. ἀπὸ παλαιοῦ. How old: indirect P. and V. ἡλίκος. So old: P. and V. τηλικοῦτος, τηλικόσδε. Be seven. years old: P. ἕπτα ἐτῶν εἶναι (Xen.); see under age. I am thirty-two years old: P. δύο καὶ τριάκοντα ἔτη γέγονα (Dem. 564).