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Aristophanes, Birds (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 1410 (search)
regular invasion that threatens us. Here comes another one, humming along. Informer Swallow with the long dappled wings, once more I summon you. Pisthetaerus It's his cloak I believe he's addressing; it stands in great need of the swallows' return. Informer Where is he who gives out wings to all comers? Pisthetaerus Here I am, but you must tell me for what purpose you want them. Informer Ask no questions. I want wings, and wings I must have. Pisthetaerus Do you want to fly straight to Pellene? Informer I? Why, I am an accuser of the islands, an informer ... Pisthetaerus A fine trade, truly! Informer ... a hatcher of lawsuits. Hence I have great need of wings to prowl round the cities and drag them before justice. Pisthetaerus Would you do this better if you had wings? Informer No, but I should no longer fear the pirates; I should return with the cranes, loaded with a supply of lawsuits by way of ballast. Pisthetaerus So it seems, despite all your youthful vigor, you make i