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Headword: Ποιναὶ
Adler number: pi,3091
Translated headword: punishments
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"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.
Notes:
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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