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Headword: Ποιναὶ
Adler number: pi,3091
Translated headword: punishments
Vetting Status: high
"Avenging [punishments] follow those who do wrong, not as shadows [are] close to bodies, but also after a lapse of time."
Greek Original:
Ποιναὶ τιμωροὶ τοῖς κακῶς ποιοῦσιν ἀκολουθοῦσιν, οὐχ ὡς σκιαὶ σώμασι πλησίον, ἀλλὰ καὶ ὀψὲ τοῦ χρόνου.
Quotation unidentifiable (attributed by Valckenaer to Aelian).
cf. generally pi 3092, pi 3093, pi 3094, pi 3095, pi 3096.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 April 2010@06:44:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweak, status) on 17 April 2010@14:25:22.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 18 April 2010@05:26:30.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 1 December 2011@07:34:32.


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