Epigram 9.763

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On a Magistrate's Axe

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ἢν μὲν ἀλιτραίνῃς, πέλεκυν βλεφάροισι δοκεύεις:
ἢν δὲ σαοφρονέῃς, ἄργυρός εἰμι μόνον.

— Paton edition

If thou art guilty of crime, thy eyes see here an axe,
but if thou art innocent, I am only silver to thee.

— Paton edition

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