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hat I am clothed in forms all my riches quite entirely; nor know I with what food or roof I am to be provided. What hope have I through which to desire to live? Neither am I acquainted with the place, nor was I ever here before. At least I could have wished for some one who would point out to me either a road or a path from these spots; so much am I now at a loss for advice whether to go this way or that; neither, indeed, do I seeNeither, indeed, do I see: She is unable to see the Temple of Venus and the house of Dæmones, by reason of the high crags among which she is wandering, some of which are represented in the front of the stage. anywhere near here a cultivated spot. Cold, distraction, and alarm, have taken possession of all my limbs. My parents, you know not of this, that I am now thus wretched; I that was born a woman entirely free, was so to no purpose. Am I at all the less in servitude now, than if I had been born a slave? And never in any way has it been a profit to those w
Enter AMPELISCA, from the Temple.
AMPELISCA to the PRIESTESS, within. I understand; here at this cottage pointing to it, which is close by the Temple of Venus, you've requested me to knock and ask for water.
TRACHALIO Whose voice is it that has flown to my ears?
AMPELISCA Prithee, who's speaking here? Who is it that I see?
TRACHAO Then neither yourselves nor my master are here performing a sacrifice.
AMPELISCA You are a wizard.
TRACHALIO What are you doing then?
AMPELISCA The Priestess of Venus has received here into her abode both myself and Palæstra, after many mishaps and dreadful alarm, and from being in danger of our lives, destitute of aid and of res him for whom he's upon the watch; the keeper knows not which one is the thief. But bring me to her; where is she?
AMPELISCA Well then, go here into the Temple of Venus; you'll find her sitting there, and in tears.
TRACHALIO How disagreable is that to me already. But why is she weeping?
AMPELISCA I'll tell you; she's afflicting h