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From the land of Asia, [65] having left sacred Tmolus, I am swift to perform for Bromius my sweet labor and toil easily borne, celebrating the god Bacchus1. Who is in the way? Who is in the way? Who? Let him get out of the way indoors, and let everyone keep his mouth pure 2, [70] speaking propitious things. For I will celebrate Dionysus with hymns according to eternal custom.

1 Lit. shouting the ritual cry εὐοῖ.

2 E. R. Dodds takes this passage “Let everyone come outside being sure to keep his mouth pure”. He does not believe that there should be a full stop after the third τίς.

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