The essential precept to bear constantly in mind is the need for exercising sober judgment, and adopted a sceptical attitude towards every assertion which cannot be proved by satisfactory evidence. This is true of all forms of scholarship, but it is never more necessary than in the practice of Greek Lexicography.

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The essential precept to bear constantly in mind is the need for exercising sober judgment, and adopted a sceptical attitude towards every assertion which cannot be proved by satisfactory evidence. This is true of all forms of scholarship, but it is never more necessary than in the practice of Greek Lexicography.
— John Chadwick, Lexicographica Graeca, p. 30.


 

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