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Headword: *)ekto\s phlou= po/das e)/xein
Adler number: epsilon,675
Translated headword: to keep one's feet outside the mud
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference those staying out of danger. It is like: [to stay] in the dry.
Greek Original:
*)ekto\s phlou= po/das e)/xein: e)pi\ tw=n e)/cw kindu/nou kaqestw/twn. o(/moio/n e)sti kai\ to/, e)pi\ chrou=.
cf. Zenobius 3.62; Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.1132.
See also alphaiota 299.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 April 2003@06:54:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 27 June 2003@00:45:45.
David Whitehead on 12 October 2006@11:32:36.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2012@07:52:38.
David Whitehead on 16 August 2012@09:53:27.


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