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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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P. and V. φάρμακον, τὸ, V. ἰός, ὁ. v. trans. P. and V. φαρμακεύειν. Cause to rot: P. and V. σήπειν. Met., see corrupt. Some even say he poisoned himself: P. λέγουσί τινες καὶ ἑκούσιον φαρμάκῳ ἀποθανεῖν αὐτόν (Thuc. 1, 138).