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T. Maccius Plautus, Casina, or The Stratagem Defeated (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 2, scene 6 (search)
Enter CLEOSTRATA and CHALINUS, with the urn and lots. CLEOSTRATA Let me know, Chalinus, what my husband wants with me. CHALINUS By my troth, he wants to see you burning outside of the Metian gateThe Metian gate: As he writes for a Roman audience, the author does not see any impropriety in speaking of the "Metian gate," although the scene is at Athens. The bodies of the dead were burned outside of the Metian or Esquiline gate.. CLEOSTRATA I' faith, I believe he does want that. CHALINUS But, by my troth, I don't believe it, but I know it for certain. STALINO aside to OLYMPIO. I've got more men of business than I imagined: I've got this fellow, a Diviner, in my house. What, if we move our standards nearer, and go to meet them? Follow me. Goes up to CLEOSTRATA and CHALINUS. What are you about? CHALINUS All the things are here which you ordered; your wife, the lots, the urn, and myself. STALINO By yourself only, there is more here than I want. CHALINUS I' faith, so it seems to you indee