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Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, section 42 (search)
and, most invidious of all, certain men who had secured positions as agents of foreign states managed to have proclaimed that they were crowned—it might be by the people of Rhodes, or of Chios, or of some other state—in recognition of their merit and uprightness. And this they did, not like those who were crowned by your senate or by the people, by first obtaining your consent and by your decree, and after establishing large claims upon your gratitude, but themselves reaching out after the honor with no authorization from
T. Maccius Plautus, Curculio, or The Forgery (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 1, scene 1 (search)
p yourself as a breakfast to Venus? PHÆD. Myself, and you, and all of these. Pointing to the SLAVES. PALINURUS Then you would have Venus to be sick outright. PHÆD. to an ATTENDANT. Here, boy, give me the bowl. PALINURUS What are you going to do? PHÆD. You'll know directly. An old hag is in the habit of sleeping here, as the keeper of the door; the name of the Procuress is "Much-bibber" and "Neat-bibber." PALINURUS Just as you would speak of a flagon, in which Chian wineChian wine: Chios, now Scio, in the Ægean Sea, produced the choicest wine, which was the only wine of Greece that did not requne to be mixed with sea-water, to correct acidity and increase its durability. is wont to be. PHÆD. What need is there of words? She is a most vinous soul; and the very moment that I've sprinkled this door with the wine, she knows by the smell that I'm here, and opens it forthwith. PALINURUS Is it for her the bowl is brought with the wine? PHÆD. Unless you object. PALINURUS I' faith, I do object<