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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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P. and V. πέτρα, ἡ. Stone: P. and V. λίθος, ὁ, V. χερμάς, ἡ, πέτρος, ὁ; see stone. Crag: P. and V. ἄκρα, ἡ, κρημνός, ὁ, V. λέπας, τό, σπιλάς, ἡ ἀγμός, ὁ, Ar. and P. σκόπελος, ὁ. Ridge of rock: V. χοιράς, ἡ. Of rock, adj.: V. πετραῖος, πετρώδης, πέτρινος, λεπαῖος, πετρήρης. Of stone: V. λάϊνος, Ar. and P. λίθινος. Hurled from a rock: V. πετρορριφής. Roofed with rock: V. πετρηρεφής. Whence she shall be hurled with a plunge from the rock: V. ὅθεν πετραῖον ἅλμα δισκευθήσεται (Eur., Ion, 1268). v. trans. Move: P. and V. κινεῖν. Shake: P. and V. σείειν. Move to and fro: V. σαλεύειν. V. intrans. Move: P. and V. κινεῖσθαι. Shake: P. and V. σείεσθαι. Move to and fro: P. and V. σαλεύειν, P. ἀποσαλεύειν. Wave: P. and V. αἰωρεῖσθαι; see toss.