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Aristophanes, Frogs (ed. Matthew Dillon), line 1006 (search)
t tall, no runaway citizens, no loafers, rascals, like now, nor miscreants, but men who breathed spears and lances, white-crested helmets, and headgear, and greaves and sevenfold oxhide tempers. Dionysus This is really getting bad: he'll crush me with his helmet-making. Euripides And what did you do to teach men to be so noble? Dionysus Speak, Aeschylus; don't be a stubborn highfalutin' sorehead. Aeschylus I composed a drama filled with Mars. Dionysus Which one? Aeschylus The Seven against Thebes. Everyone who saw it fell in love with being fierce. Dionysus That was a bad thing you did, since you made the Thebans more courageous in war. For that at least get whacked. Aeschylus You could have trained for this as well, but you weren't so inclined. Then, producing The Persians after that, I taught them to yearn to beat the enemy; this finest feat did I honor. Dionysus Well, I rejoiced when you lamented for the death of Darius, and the chorus straightway clapped their hands like this