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94 Photius p. 306.26

καὶ νωτοπλῆγα μὴ ταχέως διακονεῖν.

95 Suda α 3037

ζητῶ περιέρρων αὐτὸν ἐξ ἑωθινοῦ.

96 Choeroboscus on the Canons of Theodosius (GrGr IV 1 p. 303.17)

ὡς ἄτοπόν ἐστι μητέρ᾿ εἶναι καὶ γυνήν.

97 Priscian Institutes of Grammar 18.243

ὥς τοι κακὸν ὄζει † ΤΑΝΑΜΗΔΥΝ † ἀλλὰ γλυκύ

98 Bachmann’s Lexicon p. 114.3

{A.} τί δαί; τί σαυτὸν ἀποτίνειν τῷδ᾿ ἀξιοῖς; φράσον μοι. {Β.} ἀπαρτὶ δήπου προσλαβεῖν παρὰ τοῦδ᾿ ἔγωγε μᾶλλον.

99 Athenaeus 645e

ταῦτ᾿ ἔχων ἐν ταῖς ὁδοῖς ἁρπαζέτω τὰς ἐγκρίδας.

100 Σ Aristophanes Peace 749

ὅστις <γ᾿> αὐτοῖς παρέδωκα τέχνην μεγάλην ἐξοικοδομήσας.

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Pherecrates

94 For a whipped slave not to serve quickly.

95 I have been wandering about, looking for him since dawn.

96 How strange it is to be mother and wife.

97 It does have a bad smell . . . but sweet.

98 (A) Okay, how much do you think it right for you to recompense him? Tell me.

(B) Just the opposite, I rather . . . to receive something from him.

99 Holding these let him snatch the honey cakes in the streets.

100 (AESCHYLUS) I who constructed and handed on to them a great craft.1

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.pherecrates-testimonia_fragments.2011