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1 These words are best left untranslated （Kennedy, following Auger, renders them “Priapi and Sileni”）. The former suggests gross licentiousness, and the latter, for which various meanings have been proposed, has been plausibly interpreted by Sandys as indicating one who carried his own oil-flask （λήκυθος）. He would thus dispense with the customary slave, and be freed from having even such an one as witness to his wanton doings.
2 Conon, the speaker says, will represent us as being as much addicted to drunkenness and violence as himself and his sons, but surly and vindictive in going to law over such trifling matters!
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