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Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Use courage. v. trans. Cull: P. and V. δρέπειν or mid.) (Plat.). Deprive (of hair, feathers, etc.): Ar. and V. τίλλειν, Ar. ἀποτίλλειν. Met., see fleece. The females help to pluck out his feathers: Ar. αἱ θήλειαι προσεκτίλλουσιν αὐτοῦ τὰ πτερά (Ar. 286). Seize hold of: P. and V. λαμβάνεσθαι (gen.). Pluck out: P. and V. ἀποσπᾶν. Newly plucked, newly gathered: V. νεόδρεπτος, νεόδροπος, νεοσπάς.