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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Come up with: P. καταλαμβάνειν, ἐπικαταλαμβάνειν. Get in front of: P. and V. φθάνειν, προφθάνειν, προλαμβάνειν, P. προκαταλαμβάνειν. Befall: P. and V. καταλαμβάνειν, προσπίπτειν (dat.); see befall. Surprise: P. and V. αἱρεῖν, λαμβάνειν, καταλαμβάνειν, P. ἐπιλαμβάνειν. Be overtaken by a storm: P. and V. χειμάζεσθαι. Be overtaken by a storm of wind: P. ἁρπάζεσθαι ὑπʼ ἀνέμου (Thuc. 6, 104).