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Aristophanes, Plutus (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 535 (search)
them better. Children do the very same; they flee from the wise counsels of their fathers. So difficult is it to see one's true interest. Chremylus Will you say that Zeus cannot discern what is best? Well, he takes Plutus to himself ... Blepsidemus ... and banishes Poverty to the earth. Poverty Ah me! how purblind you are, you old fellows of the days of Cronus! Why, Zeus is poor, and I will clearly prove it to you. In the Olympic games, which he founded, and to which he convokes the whole of Greece every four years, why does he only crown the victorious athletes with wild olive? If he were rich he would give them gold. Chremylus That's the way he shows that he clings to his wealth; he is sparing with it, won't part with any portion of it, only bestows baubles on the victors and keeps his money for himself. Poverty But wealth coupled to such sordid greed is yet more shameful than poverty. Chremylus May Zeus destroy you, both you and your chaplet of wild olive! Poverty Thus you dare to m
Aristophanes, Plutus (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 418 (search)
thousand times, no! Chremylus Could we do anything worse than leave the god in the lurch and fly before this woman without so much as ever offering to fight? Blepsidemus But what weapons have we? Are we in a condition to show fight? Where is the breastplate, the buckler, that this wretch has not pawned? Chremylus Be at ease. Plutus will readily triumph over her threats unaided. Poverty Dare you reply, you scoundrels, you who are caught red-handed at the most horrible crime? Chremylus As for you, you cursed jade, you pursue me with your abuse, though I have never done you the slightest harm. Poverty Do you think it is doing me no harm to restore Plutus to the use of his eyes? Chremylus Is this doing you harm, that we shower blessings on all men? Poverty And what do you think will ensure their happiness? Chremylus Ah! first of all we shall drive you out of Greece. Poverty Drive me out? Could you do mankind a greater harm? Chremylus Yes —if I gave up my intention to deliver them from yo