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Enter CLEOSTRATA and PARDALISCA, from the house of STALINO. CLEOSTRATA at the door, to the SERVANTS, within. Seal fast the store-roomsSeal fast the store-rooms: This passage bears reference to the common practice of the ancients, who were in the habit of sealing boxes and cupboards with the impression of their signets, stamped on wax. So in St. Matthew, xxvii, 66: "So they went and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch;" and in Daniel, vi., 17: "A stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den; and the king sealed it with his own signet, and with the signet of his lords.", bring back the signet to me. I'm going here to my next door neighbour; if my husband wants me for anything, take care and send for me thence. PARDALISCA The old gentleman ordered a breakfast to be got ready for him to-day. CLEOSTRATA Tut! Hold your tongue, and be off. PARDALISCA goes into the house. I don't prepare it, and it shan't be cooked; since he sets himself against myself