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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

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P. and V. εἱρκτή, ἡ, or pl., P. δεσμωτήριον, τό, εἱργμός, ὁ, V. ὁρκάναι, αἱ. Public prison: P. τὸ δημόσιον, V. πάνδημος στέγη, ἡ. Imprisonment: use P. and V. δεσμός, ὁ, or pl. Be thrown into prison: P. εἰς εἱρκτὴν εἰσπίπτειν (Thuc. 1, 131). v. trans. See imprison.