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Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

subs. Guarding: P. and V. φυλακή, ἡ, φρουρά, ἡ, τήρησις, ἡ (Eur., Frag.), V. φρούρημα, τό. Safety: P. and V. σωτηρία, ἡ. Shelter: P. σκέπη, ἡ (Plat.). Place of refuge: P. and V. καταφυγή, ἡ. Fly for protection: P. and V. καταφεύγειν. Defence, bulwark: P. and V. ἔρυμα, τό, ἔπαλξις, ἡ, V. ἕρκος, τό. Used concretely of a person: V. ἔρεισμα, τό, πύργος, ὁ. Protection against: P. and V. πρόβλημα, τό (gen.), V. ἔρυμα, τό (gen.), ῥῦμα, τό (gen.), ἔπαλξις, ἡ (gen.), ἀλκή, ἡ (gen.), P. προβολή, ἡ (gen.). What protection will this be to me? V. τί δὴ τόδʼ ἔρυμά μοι γενήσεται; (Eur., Phoen. 983). Laying aside their spears, the protection of their lord: V. λόγχας δὲ θέντες δεσπότου φρουρήματα (Eur., El. 798). Safe-guard: P. φυλακή, ἡ, φυλακτήριον, τό.