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[*] 836. III. Manner and similar relations, including manner of employment, etc. E.g. Προείλετο μᾶλλον τοῖς νόμοις ἐμμένων ἀποθανεῖν ἢ παρανομῶν ζῆν, he preferred to die abiding by the laws, rather than to live disobeying them. XEN. Mem. iv. 4, 4. Προαιροῦνται μᾶλλον οὕτω κερδαίνειν ἀπ᾽ ἀλλήλων ἢ συνωφελοῦντες αὑτούς, they prefer to get gain by this means from each other, rather than by uniting to aid themselves. Ib. iii. 5, Ib. 16. Καὶ ἣ γελάσασα ἔφη, “and she said with a laugh.” Symp. 202B. Ἁρπάσαντας τὰ ὅπλα πορεύεσθαι, to march having snatched up their arms (i.e. eagerly). DEM. iii. 20: cf. οἷον ῥίψαντας τὰ ἱμάτια, PLAT. Rep. 474 A.
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