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Headword: Ἐν σκότῳ ὀρχεῖσθαι
Adler number: epsilon,1438
Translated headword: to dance in the dark
Vetting Status: high
[A proverbial saying] in reference to those toiling over things that are unwitnessed, and do not have a clearcut result.
Greek Original:
Ἐν σκότῳ ὀρχεῖσθαι: ἐπὶ τῶν ἀμάρτυρα μοχθούντων, ὧν τὸ ἔργον ἀφανές.
Zenobius 3.71, etc.
Keywords: daily life; meter and music; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 April 2003@10:41:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 26 June 2003@00:41:49.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 26 June 2003@03:21:57.
David Whitehead on 29 August 2012@06:19:43.


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