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Headword: *)all' ou)d' e)gw\ me/ntoi pesw/n ge katakei/somai
Adler number: alpha,1350
Translated headword: I have fallen but I will not lie down
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes in Clouds [sc. says this]. That is I will not lose heart; in effect I will not succumb to my griefs.
Greek Original:
*)all' ou)d' e)gw\ me/ntoi pesw/n ge katakei/somai: *)aristofa/nhs *nefe/lais. toute/stin ou) mh\ a)qumh/sw: oi(=on ou) paradw/sw e)mauto\n tai=s lu/pais.
Aristophanes, Clouds 126, with scholion. Dover (below) ad loc. notes that it is a wrestling metaphor.
Aristophanes, Clouds, edited with introduction and commentary by K.J. Dover (Oxford 1968)
Keywords: athletics; comedy; definition; imagery
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 26 May 2000@15:51:42.
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David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; augmented note/bibliography; added keywords) on 22 February 2001@08:05:38.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 28 November 2005@10:18:20.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 9 February 2012@06:28:17.


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