Exaleiphei

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Κρινεῖ τίς αὑτὸν πώποτ’ ἀνθρώπων μέγαν,
ὃν ἐξαλείφει πρόφασις ἡ τυχοῦσ’ ὅλον;
[Euripides, fr. 1041]

Who among men will ever judge himself great, when a chance cause can wipe him away completely? (tr. Christopher Collard & Martin Cropp)

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