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Jupiter (Canada) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
arrying a letter about with you, washing it with your tears, and making no person the sharer of your purpose? Speak out, that what I am ignorant of, I may know together with yourself. CALIDORUS I am wretchedly miserable, Pseudolus. PSEUDOLUS May Jupiter forbid it! CALIDORUS This belongs not at all to the arbitration of Jupiter; under the sway of VenusUnder the sway of Venus: The youth of both sexes, from the tenth to the eighteenth year, were supposed to be under the dominion of Venus, to whoJupiter; under the sway of VenusUnder the sway of Venus: The youth of both sexes, from the tenth to the eighteenth year, were supposed to be under the dominion of Venus, to whom they offered their clothes dolls, and toys, on arriving at puberty. am I harassed, not under that of Jove. PSEUDOLUS Is it allowable for me to know what it is? For hitherto you have had me as chief confidant in your plans. CALIDORUS The same is now my intention. PSEUDOLUS Let me know then what's the matter with you. I'll aid you either with resources, or with my efforts, or with good counsel. CALIDORUS Do you take this letter: do you thence inform yourself what misery and what care are wasti
Ehen (United Kingdom) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
DORUS Alas! PSEUDOLUS Alas! do you say? Well, don't be sparing of them, i' faith; I'll give you plenty. CALIDORUS I'm distracted. I nowhere can find any money to borrow. PSEUDOLUS Alas! CALIDORUS Nor is there a single coin in the house. PSEUDOLUS Alas! CALIDORUS He's going to carry the damsel away to-morrow. PSEUDOLUS Alas! CALIDORUS Is it in that fashion that you help me? PSEUDOLUS I give you that which I have; for I've a perpetual supply of those treasuresSupply of those treasures: Of "Ehen!" "Alas!" or "Oh dear me" This he repeats so frequently, because his master has reproached him for not weeping in sympathy with him for the calamities of Phœnicium, in my house. CALIDORUS It's all over with me this very day. But can you now lend me one drachma, which I'll pay you back to-morrow PSEUDOLUS I' faith, I hardly think I could, even though I should pawn myself for it. But what do you want to do with this drachma? CALIDORUS I want to purchase a halter for myself. PSEUDOLUS For what
Athens (Greece) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
r has sold me, my love, for twenty minæ, to a Macedonian officer from abroad. Before he departed hence, the Captain paid him fifteen minœ; only five minæ now are remaining unpaid. On that account the Captain left here a token--his own likeness impressed on wax by his ring--that he who should bring hither a token like to that, together with him the procurer might send me. The next day hence, on the Festival of BacchusFestival of Bacchus: "Dionysia." There were several festivals of Bacchus at Athens. They were called "Dionysia" from Dionysus, the Greek same of that God., is the one fixed for this matter." CALIDORUS Well, that's to-morrow; my ruin is near at hand, unless I have some help in you. PSEUDOLUS Let me read it through. CALIDORUS I permit you; for I seem to myself to be talking to her. Read on; the sweet and the hitter are you now mingling together for me. PSEUDOLUS reading on. "Now our loves, our tenderness, our intimacy, our mirth, our dalliance, our talking, our sweet kisses