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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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