Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Chiasmus (χι_ασμός marking with diagonal lines like a X) is the crosswisearrangement of contrasted pairs to give alternate stress. By this figure both the extremes and the means are correlated. Cp. “Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet”: Milton.

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ἓν σῶμ' ἔχων καὶ ψυ_χὴν μίαν having one body and one soul D. 19.227.

So τοσοῦτον σὺ ἐμοῦ σοφώτερος εἶ τηλικούτου ὄντος τηλικόσδ' ὤν; are you at your age so much wiser than I at mine? P. A. 25d, πᾶν μὲν ἔργον πᾶν δ' ἔπος λέγοντάς τε καὶ πρά_ττοντας lit. doing every deed and uttering every word P. R. 494e, δουλεύειν καὶ ἄρχεσθαι . . . ἄρχειν καὶ δεσπόζειν to be a slave and be ruled . . . to rule and be a master P. Ph. 80a.

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