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Headword: Οὐ γὰρ πείσεις, οὐδ' ἢν πείσῃς
Adler number: omicron,771
Translated headword: for you will not convince even if you convince
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
He is speaking exaggeratedly. Even if you convince, you will not have us convinced.
Greek Original:
Οὐ γὰρ πείσεις, οὐδ' ἢν πείσῃς: καθ' ὑπερβολὴν λέγει. κἂν πείσῃς, οὐχ ἕξεις ἡμᾶς πειθομένους.
Note:
Chremylos, sceptical that poverty is better than wealth, in Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 600 (web address 1), with scholion.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; economics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 May 2010@08:40:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 24 May 2010@21:35:48.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 25 May 2010@03:34:23.
David Whitehead on 31 July 2013@03:30:24.

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