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He sits down amongst the women.
 Silence! Silence! Pray to the Thesmophorae, Demeter and Cora; pray to Plutus, Calligenia, Curotrophus,  the Earth, Hermes and the Graces, that all may happen for the best at this gathering, both for the greatest advantage of Athens  and for our own personal happiness! May the award be given her who, by both deeds and words, has most deserved it from the Athenian people and from the women!  Address these prayers to heaven and demand happiness for yourselves. Io Paean! Io Paean! Let us rejoice!