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Enter LEONIDA, running. LEONIDA to himself. Where now shall I find Libanus, or my master's son, that I may make them more mirthful than is Mirth herselfMirth herself: "Lubentia," or "Venus lubentina," was the Goddess of pleasure, mirth, and delight.? Great booty and a triumph do I bring them on my arrival. Inasmuch as together with me they drink, together with me they are wont to wench, why, this booty that I've got, together with them will I share it. LIBANUS apart. This fellow has been robbing a house, if he has been acting after his usual manner. Woe to the person that has so carelessly kept the door! LEONIDA to himself. I could be ready to be a slave for an age, if I could only meet with Libanus. LIBANUS apart. I' faith, with my assistance, indeed, you shall never be free a bit the sooner. LEONIDA to himself. I'd give two hundred teeming lashesTeeming lashes: "Plagas prægnantes." Literally, "pregnant stripes"--"blows that generate other blows." on my back as well. LIBANUS apar