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Headword: Diagein
Adler number: delta,519
Translated headword: to spin out, to protract
Vetting Status: high
"He neither spun out his words, nor was he given to subtle argument, and no one heard him being sarcastic." Philostratus the Lemnian is speaking about Apollonius.[1]
Greek Original:
Diagein. oude diêge tous logous oude leptologiai edidou oude eirôneuomenou tis êkouse. peri Apollôniou phêsi Philostratos ho Lêmnios.
The unglossed headword is the present infinitive of the verb whose imperfect, third person singular, features in the quotation.
[1] Philostratus, Life of Apollonius 1.17; cf. kappa 912, lambda 297.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Nicholas Wilshere on 15 October 2004@18:24:08.
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David Whitehead (removed a keyword; x-refs) on 16 October 2004@06:03:30.
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