Epigram 11.198

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Ἑρμοκράτης τᾶς ῥινός: ἐπεί, τὰν ῥῖνα λέγοντες
Ἑρμοκράτους, μικροῖς μακρὰ χαριζόμεθα.

— Paton edition

“The nose’s Hermocrates ” — for if we say “ Her-
mocrates’ nose," we give long things to little ones.

— Paton edition

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