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Cleon
somewhat less loudly
I know your tricks; it's an old plot resoled.

Sausage-Seller
[315] If you know naught of soling, I understand nothing of sausages; you, who cut bad leather on the slant to make it look stout and deceive the country yokels. They had not worn it a day before it had stretched some two spans.

Demosthenes
That's the very trick he played on me; [320] both my neighbors and my friends laughed heartily at me, and before I reached Pergasae I was swimming in my shoes.

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