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σπαργ-άω ,= ο᾽ργάω, be full to bursting, swell, be ripe, “μαστὸς σπαργῶνE.Ba.701, cf. Cyc.55 (lyr.); of nursing mothers, swell with milk, Pl.R.460c (metaph., Id.Smp.206d); ς. τοὺς μαστοὺς ὑπὸ γάλακτος or γάλακτι, D.H.1.79, Plu.2.320d.
2. swell with humours, τὰ ἄνω . . ς. Hp.Epid.2.6.21, cf. Gal.19.82.
3. of plants, Poll. 1.230.
II. metaph., swell with desire or passion, Pl.Phdr.256a; “πρὸς δόξανPlu.2.1100a, cf. 585c; “ἐπὶ τὴν βασιλείανId.Art.3: abs., wax wanton, be insolent, “σπαργῶσαν . . τὴν ἀρχὴν ὁρῶνPl.Lg.692a; “ὀλιγαρχία-ῶσαPlu.Lyc.7; “-ῶντι τῷ δήμῳId.Comp.Per.Fab.1.
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    • Euripides, Bacchae, 701
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 55
    • Plato, Laws, 692a
    • Plato, Republic, 460c
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 256a
    • Plato, Symposium, 206d
    • Plutarch, Artaxerxes, 3
    • Plutarch, Comparison of Pericles and Fabius Maximus, 1
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 7
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.79
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