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Pisthetaerus
They are in a more peaceful mood; put down your stew-pot and your two dishes; spit in hand, doing duty for a spear, let us mount guard inside the camp [390] close to the pot and watch in our arsenal closely; for we must not fly.

Euelpides
You are right. But where shall we be buried, if we die?

Pisthetaerus
[395] In the Ceramicus; for, to get a public funeral, we shall tell the Strategi that we fell at Orneae, fighting the country's foes.

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