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Homer, The Iliad (ed. Samuel Butler) 168 0 Browse Search
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Homer, The Odyssey (ed. Samuel Butler, Based on public domain edition, revised by Timothy Power and Gregory Nagy.) 22 0 Browse Search
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley) 18 0 Browse Search
Apollodorus, Library and Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer) 16 0 Browse Search
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Aristophanes, Knights (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 1 (search)
the background is the house of Demos. Oh! alas! alas! Oh! woe! oh! woe! Miserable Paphlagonian! may the gods destroy both him and his cursed advice! Since that evil day when this new slave entered the house he has never ceased belaboring us with blows. Nicias May the plague seize him, the arch-fiend —him and his lying tales! Demosthenes Hah! my poor fellow, what is your condition? Nicias Very wretched, just like your own. Demosthenes Then come, let us sing a duet of groans in the style of Olympus. Demosthenes and Nicias Boo, hoo! boo, hoo! boo, hoo! boo, hoo! boo, hoo! boo, hoo!! Demosthenes Bah! it's lost labour to weep! Enough of groaning! Let us consider how to save our pelts. Nicias But how to do it! Can you suggest anything? Demosthenes No, you begin. Nicias I cede you the honor. Demosthenes By Apollo! no, not I Nicias in tragic style “Ah! would you but tell me what I should tell you!” Demosthenes Come, have courage! Speak, and then I will say what I think. Nicias I dare not. H<