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T. Maccius Plautus, Truculentus, or The Churl (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 2, scene 6 (search)
the battles of their fellow-citizens "who live at home at ease." of our swords. The valiant are much more serviceable to the public than the eloquent and skilled. Valour easily finds for itself a fluent eloquence; without valour, for my own part, I esteem an eloquent citizen as a hired mournerA hired mourner: The "præficæ" were the women who chanted the "nænia" See the Note to l. 213., who praises other people, but can't do the same for herself. Now, after ten months, am I come to Athens of Attica to see my mistress, how she gets on, whom I left pregnant by my embrace. PHRONESIUM raising herself on the couch, and speaking to ASTAPHIUM. See who's talking. ASTAPHIUM coming forward, and looking about. The Captain's now close at hand, my mistress Phronesium: Stratophanes is coming to you. In a low voice. Now is it requisite for you to pretend yourself an invalid. PHRONESIUM in a low voice. Hold your tongue. What, the plague, de I want you for as an adviser in this matter? Is it possible t