ὁ παῖς τὸν κρύσταλλον -> like the child with the ice, of persons who cannot keep a thing but do not wish to let it go

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ὁ παῖς τὸν κρύσταλλον -> of persons who cannot keep a thing but do not wish to let it go
κρύσταλλος - Ancient Greek (LSJ)

The text of verses 6f. of this fragment is far from secure, but the point is clear, especially given how Zenob. Vulg. 5.58 explains the derivative idiom ὁ παῖς τὸν κρύσταλλον. Radt (TrGF iv pp. 166f.) prints these lines as follows: τέλος δ’ ὁ θυμὸς οὔτε ὅπως ἀφῇ θέλει | οὔτ’ ἐν χεροῖν τὸ κτῆμα σύμφορον μένειν
https://jscholarship.library.jhu.edu/bitstream/handle/1774.2/59132/DOOLEY-DISSERTATION-2018.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
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