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ἀφορ-άω , Ion. ἀφορ-έω , fut. ἀπόψομαι: aor. ἀπεῖδον:—
A.look away from all others at one, have in view, Hdt.8.37; look at, τι Lycurg.17; of a distant object, D.Ep.2.20; “πρός τιTh.7.71; “τι πρός τιcompare, Pl. R.585a; . ὅθεν . . look to the point whence . . , ib.584d; εἴς τι or τινα, Plu.Lyc.7, Luc.Philops.30; “εἰς τὸν θεόνArr.Epict.2.19.29; “εἰς τὸν ἸησοῦνEp.Hebr.12.2: hence, obey, Nic.Dam.p.22 D.; “ἐπί τιναPlu.Cat.Mi.52; “πρός τιναId.Cat.Ma.19, Arr.Epict.3.24.16:—in Med., Ar.Nu. 281.
b. of Places, look towards,εἰς βόρειον ὠκεανόνApp.Praef.3,cf. Philostr.Im.Prooem.
2. to view from a place,ἀπὸ δενδρέουHdt.4.22; “πόρρωθεν ἀπιδώνTimocl.21.6.
II. rarely, look away, have the back turned, prob. in Thphr.HP4.16.6; “ἀφορῶντας παίεινX.Cyr.7.1.36.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.22
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.37
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 17
    • New Testament, Hebrews, 12.2
    • Plato, Republic, 584d
    • Plato, Republic, 585a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.71
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.1.36
    • Demosthenes, Letters, 2.20
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 281
    • Plutarch, Marcus Cato, 19
    • Plutarch, Cato Minor, 52
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 7
    • Lucian, Philopsuedes sive incredulus, 30
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