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T. Maccius Plautus, Rudens, or The Fisherman's Rope (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 1, scene 1 (search)
a dreadful tempest has Neptune sent us this last night! The storm has unroofed the cottage. What need of words is there? It was no storm, but what Alcmena met with in EuripidesIn Euridpids: He alludes to a Tragedy of Euripides so named, where a dreadful storm was so accurately represented that at length the Play became a proverbial expression for tempestuous weather. Madame Dacier observes, that it was not strange for Sceparnio to mention this, as he might often have seen it represented at Athens upon the stage. This notion is somewhat far-fetched, as it is not likely that Plautns troubled himself about such a fine point, or that the Audience was gifted with any such nicety of perception as to note his accuracy, even if he had. It has been suggested, and not at all improbably, that Plautus borrowed the Scene of the thunder and lightning in his Amphitryon from this Play of Euripides.; it has so knocked all the tiles from off the roof; more light has it given us, and has added to our w
T. Maccius Plautus, Rudens, or The Fisherman's Rope (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 4, scene 4 (search)
ce from me," and TRACHALIO moves farther off as he delivers the next line.. TEACH. But now he is against you; from this pointing to the wallet will he obtain true testimony. DÆM. Gripus, do you pay attention. To TRACHALIO. You explain in a few words what it is you want? TRACHALIO For my part, I have stated it; but if you haven't understood me, I'll state it over again. Both of these women pointing to them, as I said a short time since, ought to be free; pointing to PALÆSTRA she was stolen at Athens when a little girl. GRIPUS Tell me what that has got to do with the wallet, whether they are slaves or whether free women? TRACHALIO You wish it all to be told over again, you rascal, so that the day may fail us. DÆM. Leave off your abuse, and explain to me what I've been asking. TRACHALIO There ought to be a casket of wicker-workCasket of wicker-work: "Caudeam." Festus tells us that this kind of casket was made of wicker, and received its name from its resemblance to a horse's tail, "cauda