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Headword: *au)to\s au(to\n au)lei=
Adler number: alpha,4520
Translated headword: he is playing the pipe to himself
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those who reveal themselves, in what they do, as the sort of people they are.
Greek Original:
*au)to\s au(to\n au)lei=: e)pi\ tw=n e(autou\s deiknuo/ntwn e)n toi=s pra/gmasin, o(poi=oi/ tine/s ei)sin.
Comica adespota fr. 733 Kock (but not in K.-A.); Diogenianus 3.16 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; ethics; meter and music; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 1 August 2001@16:50:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keywords; cosmetics) on 2 August 2001@03:44:27.
David Whitehead (added note) on 2 August 2001@03:59:35.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 3 May 2012@08:12:18.
David Whitehead on 29 December 2014@05:15:00.
David Whitehead on 11 September 2015@04:29:16.


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