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Headword: Ὓς ὑπὸ ῥόπαλον
Adler number: upsilon,694
Translated headword: a hog under the cudgel
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proverb in Dinolochus,[1] applied to those propelling themselves toward destruction.
Greek Original:
Ὓς ὑπὸ ῥόπαλον: παροιμία παρὰ Δεινολόχῳ ἐπὶ τῶν ἑαυτοὺς εἰς ὄλεθρον ἐμβαλλόντων.
Notes:
Likewise in Photius (upsilon308 Theodoridis); cf. Apostolius 17.70 and other paroemiographers.
[1] See generally delta 338; this is his fr. 14 Kaibel (and K.-A.).
Keywords: comedy; daily life; ethics; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 March 2006@08:43:25.
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