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proverb

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

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substantive

P. and V. παροιμία, ἡ, λόγος, ὁ, V. αἶνος, ὁ; see saying.

speak in proverbs, v.: P. παροιμιάζεσθαι.