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Aristophanes, Peace (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 250 (search)
. Trygaeus Aside. Oh! I beseech you! use some other honey; this kind is worth four obols; be careful, oh! be careful of our Attic honey. War Hi! Tumult, you slave there! Tumult What do you want? War Out upon you! Standing there with folded arms! Take this cuff on the head for your pains. Tumult Oh! how it stings! Master, have you got garlic in your fist, I wonder? War Run and fetch me a pestle. Tumult Butwe haven't got one; it was only yesterday we moved. War Go and fetch me one from Athens, and hurry, hurry! Tumult I'll hurry; if I return without one, I shall have no cause for laughing.He runs off. Trygaeus To the audience. Ah! what is to become of us, wretched mortals that we are? See the danger that threatens if he returns with the pestle, for War will quietly amuse himself with pounding all the towns of Hellas to pieces. Ah! Bacchus! cause this herald of evil to perish on his road! War To the returning Tumult. Well? Tumult Well, what? War You have brought back nothing?
Aristophanes, Peace (ed. Eugene O'Neill, Jr.), line 1172 (search)
Leader of the Chorus . . . than in watching a damned lieutenant with three plumes and military cloak of crimson, very livid indeed; he calls it the real Sardian purple, but if he ever has to fight in this cloak he'll dye it another color, the real Cyzicene yellow, he the first to run away, shaking his plumes like a buff hippalectryon, and I am left to do the real work. Once back again in Athens, these brave fellows behave abominably; they write down these, they scratch through others, and this backwards and forwards two or three times at random. The departure is set for to-morrow, and some citizen has brought no provisions, because he didn't know he had to go; he stops in front of the statue of Pandion, reads his name, is dumbfounded and starts away at a run, weeping bitter tears. The townsfolk are less ill-used, but that is how the husbandmen are treated by these men of war, the hated of the gods and of men, who know nothing but how to throw away their shield. For this reason, if it