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reckoning

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)

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Calculation: P. and V. λόγος, ὁ, Ar. and P. λογισμός, ὁ. Expectation: P. and V. δόξα, ἡ. In sooth much have my hopes baulked me of my reckoning: V. ἦ πολύ με δόξης ἐξέπαισαν ἐλπίδες (Eur., H.F. 460). Be out of one's reckoning, v.: P. and V. πλανᾶσθαι, V. ἀλᾶσθαι (Soph., Aj. 23); see err. Punishment: P. and V. τιμωρία, ἡ, τίσις, ἡ, ζημία, ἡ.