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Headword: *pollai=s plhgai=s dru=s dama/zetai
Adler number: pi,1876
Translated headword: by many blows an oak is mastered
Vetting Status: high
A proverb, [directed] towards those who are hard to capture and hard to overcome.
Greek Original:
*pollai=s plhgai=s dru=s dama/zetai: paroimi/a, pro\s tou\s dusalw/tous kai\ duskaterga/stous.
Gregorius 3.34, etc.
Keywords: botany; daily life; military affairs; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 April 2003@09:16:41.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 25 July 2004@01:36:43.
David Whitehead on 25 July 2004@10:56:01.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2013@07:50:41.


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