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Headword: Ναῦς ἱκετεύει πέτρας
Adler number: nu,72
Translated headword: a ship beseeches rocks
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The proverb [is used] in reference to those who are very unfeeling.
Greek Original:
Ναῦς ἱκετεύει πέτρας: ἐπὶ τῶν πάνυ ἀναισθήτων ἡ παροιμία.
Note:
See already alpha 2430 (with fuller context and explanation).
Keywords: daily life; ethics; geography; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 December 2000@09:00:56.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, augmented note, set status) on 5 November 2003@11:52:53.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 6 November 2003@03:09:40.
David Whitehead on 5 June 2013@04:15:08.

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