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Aristophanes, Birds (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 90 (search)
you know, every winter, and others grow in their place. But tell me, who are you? Euelpides We? We are mortals. Epops From what country? Euelpides From the land of the beautiful galleys. Epops Are you dicasts? Euelpides No, if anything, we are anti-dicasts. Epops Is that kind of seed sown among you? Euelpides You have to look hard to find even a little in our fields. Epops What brings you here? Euelpides We wish to pay you a visit. Epops What for? Euelpides Because you formerly were a man, like we are, formerly you had debts, as we have, formerly you did not want to pay them, like ourselves; furthermore, being turned into a bird, you have when flying seen all lands and seas. Thus you have all human knowledge as well as that of birds. And hence we have come to you to beg you to direct us to some cosy town, in which one can repose as if on thick coverlets. Epops And are you looking for a greater city than Athens? Euelpides No, not a greater, but one more pleasant to live in.
Aristophanes, Birds (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 267 (search)
athering here! Euelpides By Phoebus! what a cloud! The entrance to the stage is no longer visible so closely do they fly together. Pisthetaerus Here is the partridge. Euelpides Why, there is the francolin. Pisthetaerus There is the poachard. Euelpides Here is the kingfisher. To Epops. What's that bird behind the kingfisher? Epops That's the barber. Euelpides What? a bird a barber? Pisthetaerus Why, Sporgilus is one. Epops Here comes the owl. Euelpides And who is it brings an owl to Athens? Epops Pointing to the various species. Here is the magpie, the turtle-dove, the swallow, the horned-owl, the buzzard, the pigeon, the falcon, the ring-dove, the cuckoo, the red-foot, the red-cap, the purple-cap, the kestrel, the diver, the ousel, the osprey, the woodpecker . . . Pisthetaerus Oh! what a lot of birds! Oh! what a lot of blackbirds! How they scold, how they come rushing up! What a noise! what a noise! Can they be bearing us ill-will? Oh! there! there! they are opening their
Aristophanes, Birds (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 1021 (search)
Meton takes to his heels. He is no sooner gone than an Inspector arrives. Inspector Where are the Proxeni? Pisthetaerus Who is this Sardanapalus? Inspector I have been appointed by lot to come to Nephelococcygia as inspector. Pisthetaerus An inspector! and who sends you here, you rascal? Inspector A decree of Teleas. Pisthetaerus Will you just pocket your salary, do nothing, and get out? Inspector Indeed I will; I am urgently needed to be at Athens to attend the Assembly; for I am charged with the interests of Pharnaces. Pisthetaerus Take it then, and get on your way. This is your salary. He beats him. Inspector What does this mean? Pisthetaerus This is the assembly where you have to defend Pharnaces. Inspector You shall testify that they dare to strike me, the inspector. Pisthetaerus Are you not going to get out with your urns? It's not to be believed; they send us inspectors before we have so much as paid sacrifice to the gods. The Inspector goes into hiding. A Dealer