Sunday, June 20, 2021


Don't Be a Blowhard

Theognis 159-160 (tr. Douglas E. Gerber):
Never talk big, Cyrnus, for no one knows
what a day or night will bring to pass for a man.

μήποτε, Κύρν᾿, ἀγορᾶσθαι ἔπος μέγα· οἶδε γὰρ οὐδεὶς
    ἀνθρώπων ὅ τι νὺξ χἠμέρη ἀνδρὶ τελεῖ.
B.A. van Groningen ad loc.:

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