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preface

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. and V. προοίμιον, τό, V. φροίμιον, τό. Say by way of preface, v.: P. προοιμιάζεσθαι, V. φροιμιάζεσθαι. v. trans. Prefacing my speech with a few remarks on my views concerning our relations towards the king: P. μικρὰ προειπὼν . . . ὡς ἔχω γνώμης περὶ τῶν πρὸς τὸν βασιλέα (Dem. 178).