sententiaeantiquae.com
One Hand Washes the Other
Erasmus, Adagia 1.1.33: “Socrates, in Plato’s Axiochus, says to the sophist Prodicus that this verse of the comic poet Epicharmus was always on his tongue: Ἡ δὲ χεὶρ τὴν χεῖρα κνίζει, δ…