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T. Maccius Plautus, Aulularia, or The Concealed Treasure (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 3, scene 6 (search)
it may, the wit seems far-fetched; and not improbably the word "curio" may have had some meaning which is now lost, other than its usual signification of the master or head of a "curia," or "ward." beast existing. MEGADORUS I wish to know of you why is this lamb curious? EUCLIO Because it's all skin and bone, so lean is it with care; why, even when alive, by the light of the sun you may look at its entrails; it's just as transparent as a Punic lanternA Punic lantern: The horn exported from Carthage, for the purpose of making lanterns, was more pellucid than any other.. MEGADORUS I bought it to be killed. EUCLIO Then it's best that you likewise should bargain forShould bargain for: "Loces." "Should hire" the "conductores, or "libitinarii," who contracted to perform funerals. He seems to hint that the lamb is so meagre that it is not worth eating. If that is not his meaning, the wit intended to be conveyed by the passage is imperceptible. it to be carried out for burial; for I believe