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serpent

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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subs.

P. and V. ἔχιδνα, ἡ (Plat.), ὄφις, ἡ (Plat. also Ar.), Ar. and V. δράκων, ὁ, ἑρπετόν, τό, P. ἔχις, ὁ (Plat.), V. δράκαινα, ἡ.

Changed into a serpent: use V. ἐκδρακοντωθείς.