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Headword: Γραῦς ὥς τις ἵππος τὸν χαραδραῖον τάφον ἕξεις
Adler number: gamma,430
Translated headword: you will have a tomb in a ravine like some old mare
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverb] in reference to those deservedly suffering the most extreme things; in as much as aged horses are hurled and thrown into ravines.
Greek Original:
Γραῦς ὥς τις ἵππος τὸν χαραδραῖον τάφον ἕξεις: ἐπὶ τῶν ἀξίως τὰ ἔσχατα πασχόντων: παρόσον οἱ γεγηρακότες ἵπποι εἰς τὰς χαράδρας κρημνίζονται καὶ ἐμβάλλονται.
Note:
Diogenianus 3.96.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; geography; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 18 July 2002@20:30:36.
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David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 19 July 2002@03:12:03.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 11 June 2012@05:17:56.
David Whitehead on 29 September 2015@07:47:24.

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