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διὰ πέτρας καὶ διὰ δρυὸς ὁρᾶν -> see through a brick wall — literally, "see through rocks and an oak," said of the Argonaut Lynceus, who was thought to have excellent sight, enabling him to see through walls, trees, skin, and the ground (Plutarch, On Common Conceptions about the Stoics 44 [1083d])

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