Epigram 9.594

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On a Picture of Socrates

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ζωγράφε τὰν μορφὰν ἀπομάξας, αἴθ᾽ ἐνὶ κηρῷ
καὶ ψυχὰν ἐδάης Σωκρατικὰν βαλέειν.

— Paton edition

Painter, who hast reproduced the form of Socrates,
would thou couldst have put his soul into the wax !

— Paton edition

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