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Headword: *)/apage mo/qwn' a)po\ kw/phs
Adler number: alpha,2863
Translated headword: keep a impudent man away from an oar
Vetting Status: high
A proverb in reference to those who are irksome and who annoy, at the wrong moment, those intent on their work.
Greek Original:
*)/apage mo/qwn' a)po\ kw/phs: paroimi/a e)pi\ tw=n o)xlhrw=n kai\ para\ kairo\n toi=s spouda/zousin e)noxlou/ntwn.
cf. Diogenianus 3.27 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; military affairs; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 November 2000@04:28:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 30 November 2000@07:30:15.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 16 August 2002@06:24:06.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 March 2012@04:37:14.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2015@07:28:33.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 4 September 2015@00:23:58.


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