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TOXILUS, DORDALUS, and the DAUGHTER of SATURIO.
Since that fellow's gone, I may say here whatever I please. This day has assuredly shone a gainful one for you; for you've not been buying her, but making a clear profit of her. DORDALUS
He indeed quite understands what he has been about, in having sold me a stolen woman at my own risk; he has got the money, and taken himself off. How do I know now whether she mayn't be claimed at once? Whither am I to follow him? To the Persians, nonsense. TOXILUS
I imagined that my services would be a cause for thankfulness with you. DORDALUS
Why, yes, indeed, I do return you thanks, Toxilus, for I found that you zealously gave me your assistance. TOXILUS
What, I, to you? DORDALUS
In seriousness, yes. By-the-bye, I forgot just now to give some directions in-doors, which I intended to be given. Do keep watch on her. Pointing to the YOUNG WOMAN. TOXILUS
She's all safe, for certain DORDALUS goes into his house. DAU.
My father's delaying now. TOXILUS
What, if I put him in mind? DAU.
It's full time. TOXILUS
going to the side of the stage, and calling aloud . Hallo! Saturio, come forward; now's the opportunity for taking vengeance on the enemy. SATURIO. SAGARISTIO
See, here I am. Have I delayed at all? TOXILUS
Well, go you off there at a distance out of sight; keep silence. When you see me talking to the Procurer, do you then make a row. SATURIO
A word's enough to the wise. He withdraws out of sight.
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