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Headword: Ham' êleêtai kai tethnêken charis
Adler number: alpha,1464
Translated headword: no sooner had grace shown pity than she died
Vetting Status: high
A proverb in reference to those who are fortunate and quickly forgetting.
Greek Original:
Ham' êleêtai kai tethnêken hê charis: paroimia epi tôn euergetoumenôn kai tachu epilanthanomenôn.
Zenobius 1.81.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 9 June 2000@07:51:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 4 July 2002@09:47:33.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 11 February 2012@08:20:30.


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