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κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
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Something predicted: P. and V. λόγος, ὁ, λόγια, τά, Ar. and V. φάτις, ἡ, θέσφατον, τό, V. ἔπος, τό, θέσπισμα, τό, or pl. Oracle: P. and V. χρηστήριον, τό, μαντεῖον, τό, μαντεία, ἡ, χρησμός, ὁ, χρησμῳδία, ἡ, Ar. and V. μάντευμα, τό, or pl. Art of prediction: P. and V. μαντεία, ἡ, μαντική, ἡ. True prophecy: V. ὀρθομαντεία, ἡ. The child foretold by prophecy: V. μαντευτὸς γόνος (Eur., Ion, 1209).