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Headword: *dia\ maxairw=n kai\ puro\s r(iptei=n xrh/
Adler number: delta,648
Translated headword: it is necessary to hurl through knives and fire
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those who do something recklessly.
Greek Original:
*dia\ maxairw=n kai\ puro\s r(iptei=n xrh/: e)pi\ tw=n parabo/lws ti poiou/ntwn.
Already, with slightly different wording, at delta 514. Zenobius 3.19, etc.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: William Hutton on 17 October 2003@15:58:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 18 October 2003@07:07:48.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 29 June 2012@07:57:00.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 25 October 2015@07:12:15.


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