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Headword: Ἀντ' ἀγαθῶν ἀγαθίδες
Adler number: alpha,2601
Translated headword: skeins of good things
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proverb in reference to to those having a fine experience in return for their previous benefactions.
Greek Original:
Ἀντ' ἀγαθῶν ἀγαθίδες: παροιμία ἐπὶ τῶν εὖ πασχόντων ἀνθ' ὧν εὐεργέτησαν πρότερον.
Note:
See already alpha 123. (Note, however, that in the present entry's version the addition of ἀντ' affects the translation somewhat: 'instead of good things, skeins'.)
Keywords: comedy; daily life; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 July 2000@10:04:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added note and keywords) on 11 March 2001@08:35:01.
David Whitehead (modified headword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 March 2012@07:56:13.
David Whitehead on 21 July 2015@02:57:12.

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