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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.

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P. and V. δύο, δισσοί (Dem. 199, also Plat. and Isoc.), V. διπλοῦς, Ar. and V. δίπτυχοι.

The number two: P. δυάς, ἡ.

Two together: P. σύνδυο.

I think I have made more money than any two other sophists together that you like to name: P. οἶμαι ἐμὲ πλείω χρήματα εἰργάσθαι ἢ ἄλλους σύνδυο οὕστινας βούλει τῶν σοφιστῶν (Plat., Hipp. Maj. 282E).

In two: P. and V. δίχα, P. διχῆ.

Cut in two: P. τέμνειν δίχα.

In two ways: P. διχῆ.

Two-fifths: P. τῶν πέντε αἱ δύο μοῖραι.