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θεραπείᾳ οὐ τῇ τυχούσῃ: ornaments of no ordinary kind. Cf. τὰ τυχόντα i. 1. 14. For the costume of Greek women, see Becker, Charicles, p. 247. οὐδὲ ταύτας ἠμελημένως ἔχουσας: cf. Terence's description of a meretrix, ancillas adduxit plus decem, oneratas veste atque auro Heaut. iii. 1. 40. τοῖς ἄλλοις: in all other respects. ἀφθόνως κατεσκευασμένην: lavishly furnished. ἀλλ᾽ ἄρα: well, then. χειροτέχναι: skilled slaves, by the sale of whose labor their mistress might profit. οὗτός μοι βίος ἐστί: he constitutes my livelihood.
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