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Aristophanes, Peace (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 200 (search)
e they for treating us so? Hermes Because they have afforded you an opportunity for peace more than once, but you have always preferred war. If the Laconians got the very slightest advantage, they would exclaim, “By the Twin Brethren! the Athenians shall smart for this.” If, on the contrary, the latter triumphed and the Laconians came with peace proposals, you would say, “By Demeter, they want to deceive us. No, by Zeus, we will not hear a word; they will always be coming as long as we hold Pylos.” Trygaeus Yes, that is quite the style our folk do talk in. Hermes So that I don't know whether you will ever see Peace again. Trygaeus Why, where has she gone to then? Hermes War has cast her into a deep pit. Trygaeus Where? Hermes Down there, at the very bottom. And you see what heaps of stones he has piled over the top, so that you should never pull her out again. Trygaeus Tell me, what is War preparing against us? Hermes All I know is that last evening he brought along a huge m
Aristophanes, Peace (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 657 (search)
hy art thou silent? Hermes And how could she speak to the spectators? She is too angry at all that they have made her suffer. Trygaeus At least let her speak a little to you, Hermes. Hermes Tell me, my dear, what are your feelings with regard to them? Come, you relentless foe of all bucklers, speak; I am listening to you. Peace whispers into Hermes' ear.Is that your grievance against them? Yes, yes, I understand. Hearken, you folk, this is her complaint. She says, that after the affair of Pylos she came to you unbidden to bring you a basket full of truces and that you thrice repulsed her by your votes in the assembly. Trygaeus Yes, we did wrong, but forgive us, for our mind was then entirely absorbed in leather. Hermes Listen again to what she has just asked me. Who was her greatest foe here? and furthermore, had she a friend who exerted himself to put an end to the fighting? Trygaeus Her most devoted friend was Cleonymus; it is undisputed. Hermes How then did Cleonymus behave