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[567] Cf. Od. 11.39παρθενικαὶ ἀταλαί. ἀταλὰ φρονέοντες”, in childish glee; from the vintage festival gravity was banished. “ἀταλός” is a word which is regularly used of children, cf. “ἀταλάφρονα6.400; the der. is doubtful. The same idea is given by “ἀτάλλειν13.27.

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