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This state is called [Greek: sophrosyne], and the man in it [Greek: sophron].
Ethics 384 BC-322 BC Aristotle
This word is not applied only to freedom from intoxication by spirituous liquors, but is synonymous with calmness, quietness, grave, sedate, steady, serious, solemn, etc. The Greek “_sophron_” for sober in these texts means sound mindedness.
The Gospel Day Or, the Light of Christianity Charles Ebert Orr 1897
Tolma men gar alogistos, andria philetairos enomisthae, mellasis te promaethaes, deilia euprepaes to de sophron.
Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jurgurthine War 86 BC-34? BC Sallust 1844