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T. Maccius Plautus, Rudens, or The Fisherman's Rope (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act prologue, scene 0 (search)
ocure pardon for himself than he that is wicked. Therefore I do advise you this, you who are good and who pass your lives in piety and in virtue--still persevere, that one day you may rejoice that so you did. Now, the reason for which I've come hither, I will disclose to you. First, then, DiphilusDiphilus: He was a Greek Comic Poet, from whom Plautus is supposed to have borrowed the plot of several of his Plays. has willed the name of this city to be CyreneCyrene: This was a famous city of Libya, said to have been founded by Aristæus, the son of the Nymph Cyrene. It was situate in a fertile plain, about eleven miles from the Mediterranean, and was the capital of a district called "Pentapolis," from the five cities which it contained.. There pointing to the cottage dwells Dæmones, in the country and in a cottage very close adjoining to the sea, an old gentleman who has come hither in exile from Athens, no unworthy man. And still, not for his bad deserts has he left his country, but w