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

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P. and V. συμφορά, ἡ, τέλος, τό, τελευτή, ἡ, ἔργον, τὸ. The final result: P. τὸ τελευταῖον ἐκβάν (Dem. 12). The result will soon make it plain: Ar. τοὔργον τάχ’ αὐτὸ δείξει (Lys. 376). When they saw the result of the sea battle: P. ὡς ᾔσθοντο τὰ τῆς ναυμαχίας (Thuc. 8, 43). We like the thing both for its own sake and its results: P. αὐτό τε αὑτοῦ χάριν ἀγαπῶμεν καὶ τῶν ἀπʼ αὐτοῦ γιγνομένων (Plat., Rep. 357C). v. intrans. P. and V. συμβαίνειν, συμπίπτειν, ἐκβαίνειν, P. ἀποβαίνειν, V. τελεῖν; see also happen. Follow: P. and V. ἕπεσθαι (dat.). Result in: P. and V. τελευτᾶν εἰς (acc.).