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T. Maccius Plautus, Aulularia, or The Concealed Treasure (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 2, scene 4 (search)
artly because the Consuls, on account of the many wars in which the Romans were engaged, could no longer administer justice; partly that the Patricians might thereby have a compensation for admitting the Plebeians to a share in the Consulate. At first there was only one Prætor; Sylla made their number six; Julius Cæsar eight; and Augustus increased them to sixteen. It will not escape observation, that Plautus, as usual, mentions a Roman officer in a Play, the scene of which is supposed to be Athens.; there, weeping and lamenting, he began to request that he might be allowed to compel the kite to give bail. There are innumerable other things that I could mention, if I had the leisure. But which of you two is the sharper? Tell me. LYCONIDES I--as being much the better one. STROBILUS A cook I ask for, not a thiefNot a thief: Because "celer," "sharp" or "nimble," would especially apply to the requisite qualifications for an expert thief.. LYCONIDES As a cook, I mean. STROBILUS to ANTHRA