And so, after this conversation, Ulpian drinking a goblet of wine, said—
I drink this cup, a pledge of friendship dear,And while he was still drinking, one of those who were present quoted the rest of the passage—
To all my kinsmen, naming them.
When I have drunk, I'll sayAnd Ulpian, when he had drunk it up, said,—Clearchus has these lines in his Harp Player; but I, as is said in the Wool-spinners of Amphis, recommend—
The rest; for I am choked: but now drink this.
Let the boy wait on all with frequent goblets.And again—
You fill for me, and I will give you drink;as Xenarchus says, in his Twins. And accordingly, where some of the guests asked for more wine, and others wished to have it mixed half-and-half, and when some one mentioned that Archippus, in the second edition of his Amphitryon, said—
So shall the almond with the almond play:
Wretch, who has mix'd for you this half-and-half?[p. 672] and that Cratinus had said—
Giving him half-and-half; but I'm undone;every one seemed to agree to speak of the way of mixing wine among the ancients.