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Asia Minor (Turkey) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
to ask anything of the Gods, to lie in their Temples, in order that they might receive their answers and instructions in their sleep. of Æsculapius; that fellow is my torturer. PALINURUS How so? PHÆD. At one time he asks me for thirty minæ for her, at another for a great talent; and from him I cannot obtain any fair and just dealing. PALINURUS You are too exacting, in requiring that of him which no Procurer possesses. PHÆD. Now, I've sent my Parasite hence to CariaTo Caria: Caria was in Asia Minor. Schmieder justly observes, that the Parasite must have used the wings of Dædalus, to go from Epidaurus in the Peloponnesus, to Caria, and discharge his commission and return in four days only. A Roman audience would not, however, be likely to know much about the relative distance of places so far off., to ask for money on loan from my friend; if he doesn't bring me this, which way to turn myself I know not. PALINURUS If you salute the Deities, towards the rightTowards the right: Dextrovo
Jupiter (Canada) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
nquiring whether the door is well or not? PHÆD. I' faith, I've known it as a door most comely and most discreet: never one word does it whisper; when it is opened, it is silent; and when, by night, she secretly comes out to me, it holds its peace. PALINURUS And are you not, Phædromus, doing, or contemplating the doing of, some deed which is unworthy of yourself or of your family? Are you not laying a snare for some modest fair one, or for one that should be modest? PHÆD. For no one; and may Jupiter not permit me to do so. PALINURUS I wish the same. Ever, if you are wise, so bestow your love, that if the public should know the object which you love, it may be no disgrace to you. Ever do you take care that you be not disgracedBe not disgraced: "Intestabilis." One who is, infamous, and whose evidence cannot be taken as a witness in the courts of law. Lambinus suggests that here, as in other instances where the word is used by Plautus, an indelicate pun is intended.. PHÆD. What means th
Epidaurus (Greece) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
instructions in their sleep. of Æsculapius; that fellow is my torturer. PALINURUS How so? PHÆD. At one time he asks me for thirty minæ for her, at another for a great talent; and from him I cannot obtain any fair and just dealing. PALINURUS You are too exacting, in requiring that of him which no Procurer possesses. PHÆD. Now, I've sent my Parasite hence to CariaTo Caria: Caria was in Asia Minor. Schmieder justly observes, that the Parasite must have used the wings of Dædalus, to go from Epidaurus in the Peloponnesus, to Caria, and discharge his commission and return in four days only. A Roman audience would not, however, be likely to know much about the relative distance of places so far off., to ask for money on loan from my friend; if he doesn't bring me this, which way to turn myself I know not. PALINURUS If you salute the Deities, towards the rightTowards the right: Dextrovorsum. A quibble seems to be intended in the use of this word; Palinurus, in saying "turn to the right ha
Peloponnesus (Greece) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
heir sleep. of Æsculapius; that fellow is my torturer. PALINURUS How so? PHÆD. At one time he asks me for thirty minæ for her, at another for a great talent; and from him I cannot obtain any fair and just dealing. PALINURUS You are too exacting, in requiring that of him which no Procurer possesses. PHÆD. Now, I've sent my Parasite hence to CariaTo Caria: Caria was in Asia Minor. Schmieder justly observes, that the Parasite must have used the wings of Dædalus, to go from Epidaurus in the Peloponnesus, to Caria, and discharge his commission and return in four days only. A Roman audience would not, however, be likely to know much about the relative distance of places so far off., to ask for money on loan from my friend; if he doesn't bring me this, which way to turn myself I know not. PALINURUS If you salute the Deities, towards the rightTowards the right: Dextrovorsum. A quibble seems to be intended in the use of this word; Palinurus, in saying "turn to the right hand," probably meæis<
Caria (Turkey) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
RUS You are too exacting, in requiring that of him which no Procurer possesses. PHÆD. Now, I've sent my Parasite hence to CariaTo Caria: Caria was in Asia Minor. Schmieder justly observes, that the Parasite must have used the wings of Dædalus, to gCaria: Caria was in Asia Minor. Schmieder justly observes, that the Parasite must have used the wings of Dædalus, to go from Epidaurus in the Peloponnesus, to Caria, and discharge his commission and return in four days only. A Roman audience would not, however, be likely to know much about the relative distance of places so far off., to ask for money on loan from mCaria was in Asia Minor. Schmieder justly observes, that the Parasite must have used the wings of Dædalus, to go from Epidaurus in the Peloponnesus, to Caria, and discharge his commission and return in four days only. A Roman audience would not, however, be likely to know much about the relative distance of places so far off., to ask for money on loan from my friend; if he doesn't bring me this, which way to turn myself I know not. PALINURUS If you salute the Deities, towards the rightTowards the right: Dextrovorsum. A quibble seems to be intended in the use of this word; Palinurus, in saying "turn toCaria, and discharge his commission and return in four days only. A Roman audience would not, however, be likely to know much about the relative distance of places so far off., to ask for money on loan from my friend; if he doesn't bring me this, which way to turn myself I know not. PALINURUS If you salute the Deities, towards the rightTowards the right: Dextrovorsum. A quibble seems to be intended in the use of this word; Palinurus, in saying "turn to the right hand," probably meæis, sarcastically, "turn to a right course of life." I think; now this is this altar of Venus before their door. PHÆD. I have already vowed to bring meTo bring me: "Me inferre." These words may mean, according to the <
Chios (Greece) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
p yourself as a breakfast to Venus? PHÆD. Myself, and you, and all of these. Pointing to the SLAVES. PALINURUS Then you would have Venus to be sick outright. PHÆD. to an ATTENDANT. Here, boy, give me the bowl. PALINURUS What are you going to do? PHÆD. You'll know directly. An old hag is in the habit of sleeping here, as the keeper of the door; the name of the Procuress is "Much-bibber" and "Neat-bibber." PALINURUS Just as you would speak of a flagon, in which Chian wineChian wine: Chios, now Scio, in the Ægean Sea, produced the choicest wine, which was the only wine of Greece that did not requne to be mixed with sea-water, to correct acidity and increase its durability. is wont to be. PHÆD. What need is there of words? She is a most vinous soul; and the very moment that I've sprinkled this door with the wine, she knows by the smell that I'm here, and opens it forthwith. PALINURUS Is it for her the bowl is brought with the wine? PHÆD. Unless you object. PALINURUS I' faith, I do object<