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Aristophanes, Knights (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 409 (search)
hild will get on; he has the mettle that makes a statesman.” Leader of the Chorus He argued rightly; to steal, perjure yourself and make your arse receptive are three essentials for climbing high. Cleon I will stop your insolence, or rather the insolence of both of you. I will throw myself upon you like a terrible hurricane ravaging both land and sea at the will of its fury. Sausage-Seller Then I will gather up my sausages and entrust myself to the kindly waves of fortune so as to make you all the more enraged. Demosthenes And I will watch in the bilges in case the boat should make water. Cleon No, by Demeter! I swear, it will not be with impunity that you have thieved so many talents from the Athenians. Demosthenes to the Sausage-Seller Oh! oh! reef your sail a bit! Here is a Northeaster blowing calumniously. Sausage-Seller I know that you got ten talents out of Potidaea. Cleon Wait! I will give you one; but keep it dark! Leader of the Chorus aside Hah! that will please him mightil