δειλὴ δ' ἐν πυθμένι φειδώ -> thrift in the lees is worthless

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δειλὴ δ' ἐν πυθμένι φειδώ -> thrift in the lees (lit. "bottom of a jar") is worthless (Hesiod, Works and Days 369)
Latin sera parsimonia in fundo est -> thrift at the bottom is too late (Seneca, Epistles 1.5) 
δειλός - Ancient Greek (LSJ)
« Last Edit: 11 Apr, 2021, 21:19:49 by billberg23 »


 

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