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αὐτουργ-ός , όν,
2. mostly Subst., one who works his land himself (not by slaves), husbandman, E.Or.920, Th.1.141, X.Oec. 5.4, etc.: generally, one who works for himself, Pl. R.565a, Arist.Rh.1381a24.
b. metaph., αὐ. τῆς φιλοσοφίας one that has worked at philosophy by himself, without a teacher, X.Smp. 1.5; αὐ. τῆς ταλαιπωρίας engaging in hard service oneself, Plb.3.17.8: Sup., Them.264a.
II. Pass., self-wrought, i. e. rudely wrought, D.H.Dem.39, Comp.19 (Comp.); simple, native,μέλοςAP 9.264 (Apollonid. or Phil.).
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    • Euripides, Orestes, 920
    • Plato, Republic, 565a
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 52
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.141
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 1.5
    • Xenophon, Economics, 5.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.17.8
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 10.19
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 39
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 19
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