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Headword: Λύκος ἀετὸν φεύγει
Adler number: lambda,815
Translated headword: a wolf is fleeing an eagle
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to things that are inescapable.
Greek Original:
Λύκος ἀετὸν φεύγει: ἐπὶ τῶν ἀφύκτων.
From Photius lambda451 Theodoridis; also in Diogenianus 6.19 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 November 2003@19:04:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 24 November 2003@03:28:12.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 April 2013@07:48:31.


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