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Headword: *(/osw| ple/on h(/misu panto/s
Adler number: omicron,704
Translated headword: how much more the half [is] than the whole
Vetting Status: high
That is, a little with justice has more profit than much with injustice. Hesiod says [this].
Greek Original:
*(/osw| ple/on h(/misu panto/s: toute/sti to\ o)li/gon meta\ dikaiosu/nhs tou= pollou= meta\ a)diki/as plei/ona e)/xei th\n o)/nhsin. *(hsi/odo/s fhsin.
Hesiod, Works and Days 40 (web address 1); Appendix Proverbiorum 4.7, etc.; cf. eta 350, nu 325.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; economics; ethics; poetry; proverbs
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 22 July 2003@09:29:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; augmented keywords; cosmetics) on 22 July 2003@09:42:19.
Catharine Roth (augmented headword translation) on 22 July 2003@19:48:14.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 28 November 2005@08:35:57.
David Whitehead on 30 July 2013@03:52:46.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 30 July 2013@23:50:53.
David Whitehead (coding) on 20 May 2016@04:52:32.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 14 February 2021@22:25:24.


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