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T. Maccius Plautus, Stichus, or The Parasite Rebuffed (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 3, scene 2 (search)
ir," "a man for the lowest stool" or "bench," which he can very well manage with. "Subsellia" was the name of the seats of the Tribunes, Triumvirs, and Quæstors, who were not honoured with Curule chairs. coming to dine at my house. GELASIMUS For my part, I don't ask that I should recline on the couch; you know that I'm a man for the lower seats. EPIGNOMUS But these are deputies of a people, tip-top men they come here as public ambassadors from AmbraciaFrom Ambracia: Ambracia was a city of Epirus, on the Western coast of Greece.. GELASIMUS Let then the deputies of a people, your tip-top men, recline at the tip-top place; I, the lowest, in the lowest quarter. EPIGNOMUS It isn't proper for you to be entertained among deputies. GELASIMUS I 'faith, and I--I'm a deputy, tooI'm a deputy, too: He puns on the word "orator," which signifies "a pleader" or "orator," as well as an "ambassador" or "deputy." He says that he is a pleader too (for the cause of his own stomach), but all to no purp