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T. Maccius Plautus, Asinaria, or The Ass-Dealer (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 2, scene 2 (search)
y with myself you may learn this. LIBANUS I'm silent, then. LEONIDA You oblige me. Don't you remember that our chamberlain sold some Arcadian asses to a dealer of PellaDealer of Pella: Pella was a wealthy city of Macedonia, famed for the opulence of its merchants. It was the birthplace of Alexander the Great? LIBANUS I remember iPella: Pella was a wealthy city of Macedonia, famed for the opulence of its merchants. It was the birthplace of Alexander the Great? LIBANUS I remember it; after that, what then? LEONIDA Well, he has sent some money here then to be paid to Saurea, for the asses; a young man has just now come who has brought this money. LIBANUS Where is this person? LEONIDA You think he ought to be devoured this instant, if you could see him. LIBANUS Aye, to be sure. But, however, you are speaking, Pella was a wealthy city of Macedonia, famed for the opulence of its merchants. It was the birthplace of Alexander the Great? LIBANUS I remember it; after that, what then? LEONIDA Well, he has sent some money here then to be paid to Saurea, for the asses; a young man has just now come who has brought this money. LIBANUS Where is this person? LEONIDA You think he ought to be devoured this instant, if you could see him. LIBANUS Aye, to be sure. But, however, you are speaking, I suppose, of those asses, aged and lame, whose hoofs were quite worn away to their very thighs? LEONIDA Those same ones, that carried the elm twigs hither from the country, for your use. LIBANUS I understand you; and the same ones carried you from here, bound, into the countryBound, into the country: Namely, to the "ergastulum,"
T. Maccius Plautus, Asinaria, or The Ass-Dealer (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 2, scene 3 (search)
S-DEALER. I wanted Dem├Žnetus. LIBANUS If he were at home, I would tell you so. THE ASS-DEALER. Well, his chamberlain then? LIBANUS No more is ne at home. THE ASS-DEALER. Where is he? LIBANUS He said he was going to the barber's. THE ASS-DEALER. Hasn't he returned, since he went there? LIBANUS I' faith, he hasn't. What did you want? THE ASS-DEALER. He was to have received twenty mine of silver, if he had been in. LIBANUS What was it for? ASS-D. He sold some asses at market to a dealer from Pella. LIBANUS I understand; you are bringing it now. I think that he'll be here just now. THE ASS-DEALER. Of what appearance is your chamberlain Saurea? If it's he, I shall be able to know at once. LIBANUS Lantern-jawed, with reddish hair, a little pot-bellied, with glaring eyes, middling stature, sour aspect. THE ASS-DEALER. A painter couldn't have more correctly described his appearance---- And, i' faith, I see the very man; he's coming this way, wagging his head. LIBANUS Whoever gets in his wa