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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 144 0 Browse Search
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Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 22 0 Browse Search
Diodorus Siculus, Library 20 0 Browse Search
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Aeschylus, Persians (ed. Herbert Weir Smyth, Ph. D.) 18 0 Browse Search
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T. Maccius Plautus, Aulularia, or The Concealed Treasure (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 1, scene 2 (search)
r house there's nothing else for thieves to gain, so filled is it with emptinessFilled is it with emptiness: The expression, "full of emptiness," is intended as a piece of wit on the part of the old woman. Perhaps Euclio would not have the spiders molested, because they were considered to bring good luck. and cobwebs. EUCLIO 'Tis a wonder that, for your sake, Jupiter doesn't now make me a King Philip, or a DariusPhilip, or a Darius: The names of Philip, King of Macedon, and Darius, King of Persia, as powerful and wealthy monarchs, would be likely to be well known to the writers of the new Greek Comedy, from whom Plautus borrowed most, if not all, of his plays., you hag of hags. I choose those cobwebs to be watched for me. I am poor, I confess it--I put up with it. What the Gods send, I endure. Go in-doors, shut to the door, I shall be there directly. Take you care not to let any strange person into the house. STAPHYLA What if any person asks for fire? EUCLIO I wish it to be put out,