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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

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Measure of length, express by: P. and V. πῆχυς, ὁ (Eur. Cycl.) (about half a yard): see cubit.

For longer measures: use P. and V. πλέθρον, τό (about 33 yds.), or Ar. and P. στάδιον, τό (about 200 yds.).

Court-yard: P. and V. αὐλή, ἡ (Plat.); see court-yard.

Farm-yard: V. αὔλιον, τό (Eur., Cycl. also Xen.).