II.An allegorical picture of Socrales the painter, which represented a man twisting a rope, while an ass kept gnawing it apart, Plin. 35, 11, 40, § 137.—Hence, prov., of labor in vain, which never comes to an end, Prop. 4, 3, 21.
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