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Dionysus
Find something, by Zeus, if you're going to rise up again.

Aeschylus
There I would speak, but here I do not wish.

Dionysus
Don't say that, but send up some good advice from here.

Aeschylus
When they consider the land of the enemy
to be their own, and their own the enemy's,
their ships a revenue, and their revenue a loss.

Dionysus
Right, except the juries guzzle it by themselves.

Pluto
Please decide.

Dionysus
This will be my decision for them:
I'll choose the one my soul desires.

Euripides
Remember now the Gods by whom you swore
to take me home, and choose your friends.

Dionysus
My tongue did swear, but Aeschylus I choose.

Euripides
What have you done, filthiest of men?

Dionysus
Who, me?
I decided that Aeschylus wins. Why not?

Euripides
You did this foulest deed, and look me in the face?

Dionysus
What's foul, if the audience thinks not so?

Euripides
You brute, will you neglect me now I'm dead?

Dionysus
Who knows if to live is not to die?
To breathe to dine, and sleep a rug?

Pluto
Step inside then, Dionysus.

Dionysus
What for?

Pluto
So I may feast you two before you sail off.

Dionysus
Good idea!
By god, I'm not averse to that

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