Epigram 9.488

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Codex Palatinus 23, p.441

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τέρπης εὐφόρμιγγα κρέκων σκιάδεσσιν ἀοιδὰν
κάτθαν᾽ † ενοστησας ἐν Λακεδαιμονίοις,
οὐκ ἄορι πληγείς, οὐδ᾽ ἐν βέλει, ἀλλ᾽ ἐνὶ σύκῳ
χείλεα. φεῦ: προφάσεων οὐκ ἀπορεῖ θάνατος.

— Paton edition

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Paton Edition: 1 A citharoedus. Someone threw a fig into his mouth as he was singing, and this killed him.

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