n different sides.Title The Persian: As "Persa" signifies "a male Persian," the Play is evidently named from the character assumed by Sagaristio, who, as a, Persian, sells the daughter of Saturio, dressed up as a captive, to the Procurer Dordalus.
TOXILUS to himself. He who, falling in love, destitute of means, has first entered upon the paths of love, has in his own labours exceeded all the labours of Hercules. For with the lionWith the lion: The. conquest of the Nemæan lion, the Hydra of Lerna, the brazen-footed stag, the Erymanthian boar, the birds of Lake Stymphalus, and the giant Antæus, formed part of the labours of Hercules. See the Metamorphoses of Ovid, Books 9 and 10., and with the Hydra, with the stag, with the Ætolian boar, with the birds of Stamphalus, with Antæus, would I rather contend than with love. So wretched am I become with hunting after money to borrow; and yet, those whom I ask know of nothing to answer me, except "I have got none."
SAGARISTIO apart. The serva