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Trygaeus
To the Chorus.
[1305] You, who remain to the feast, it's your duty to devour dish after dish and not to ply empty jaws. Come, put heart into the work and eat with your mouths full. For, believe me, poor friends, [1310] white teeth are useless furniture if they chew nothing.

Leader of the Chorus
To Trygaeus, who is going into the house.
Never fear; thanks all the same for your good advice.

Trygaeus
To the Chorus.
And all of you, who yesterday were dying of hunger, come, stuff yourselves with this fine hare-stew; it's not every day that we find cakes lying neglected. [1315] Eat, eat, or I predict you will soon regret it.

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