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Headword: *le/gein su\ deino/s
Adler number: lambda,223
Translated headword: you are clever in speaking
Vetting Status: high
["You are clever in speaking,] but I am bad at learning from you. For I have found you ill-disposed and severe towards me." The sense [is]: you for your part are clever in speaking, but I for my part do not listen to you with goodwill because of your ill-will.
Greek Original:
*le/gein su\ deino/s, manqa/nein d' e)gw\ kako\s sou=. dusmenh= ga\r kai\ baru/n s' eu(/rhk' e)moi/: o( nou=s: su\ me\n deino\s ei)= e)n tw=| le/gein, e)gw\ de\ ou) met' eu)noi/as sou a)kou/w dia\ th\n dusme/neian.
Oedipus to Creon [Author, Myth] in Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 545-6 (web address 1), with scholion; cf. delta 343.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: ethics; mythology; rhetoric; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 March 2009@18:22:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords) on 22 March 2009@05:08:44.
Catharine Roth (restored headword translation, other tweaks) on 22 March 2009@11:52:38.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 22 March 2009@17:15:41.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 4 April 2013@07:06:16.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 5 April 2013@01:43:29.


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