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Cappadocia (Turkey) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
S Yet I have none of them written down; still, so I remember it was. PYRGOPOLINICES By my troth, you have a right good memory. ARTOTROGUS aside. 'Tis the flesh-pots'Tis the flesh-pots: "Offae monent." "Offa" properly means "a lump of flesh," from which it came to signify "victuals" in general. give it a fillip. PYRGOPOLINICES So long as you shall do such as you have done hitherto, you shall always have something to eat: I will always make you a partaker at my table. ARTOTROGUS Besides, in Cappadocia, you would have killed five hundred men altogether at one blow, had not your sabre been blunt. PYRGOPOLINICES I let them live, because I was quite sick of fighting. ARTOTROGUS Why should I tell you what all mortals know, that you, Pyrgopolinices, live alone upon the earth, with valour, beauty, and achievements most unsurpassed? All the women are in love with you, and that not without reason, since you are so handsome. Witness those girls that pulled me by my mantle yesterday. PYRGOPOLINIC
Sardis (Turkey) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
ously, so that whatever you wish should first occurShould first occur: "Praevolat mihi." Literally, "should fly to me beforehand." to me. PYRGOPOLINICES What do you remember? ARTOTROGUS I do remember this. In Cilicia there were a hundred and fifty men, a hundred in CryphiolathroniaCryphiolathronia: This word is mere gibberish: it is compounded of Greek words, which would make it to mean "the place of hidden secrecy." The part of the flatterer seems to be a little overdone here., thirty at Sardis, sixty men of Macedon, whom you slaughtered altogether in one day. PYRGOPOLINICES What is the sum total of those men? ARTOTROGUS Seven thousand. PYRGOPOLINICES It must be as much: you keep the reckoning well. ARTOTROGUS Yet I have none of them written down; still, so I remember it was. PYRGOPOLINICES By my troth, you have a right good memory. ARTOTROGUS aside. 'Tis the flesh-pots'Tis the flesh-pots: "Offae monent." "Offa" properly means "a lump of flesh," from which it came to signify "vic
Ephesus (Turkey) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
And pray, did they really say so? ARTOTROGUS They both entreated me to bring you past to-day by way of a sightBy way of a sight: "Pompam." Strictly speaking, this word means the escort of a procession, whence it came to signify the procession itself. to them. PYRGOPOLINICES 'Tis really a very great plague to be too handsome a man. ARTOTROGUS They are quite a nuisance to me; they are praying, entreating, beseeching me, to let them see you; bidding me be fetched to them; so that I can't give my attention to your business. PYRGOPOLINICES It seems that it is time for us to go to the Forum, that I may count out their pay to those soldiers whom I have enlisted of late. For King SeleucusSeleucus: The King of that part of Asia Minor where Ephesus was situated. entreated me with most earnest suit that I would raise and enlist recruits for him. To that business have I resolved to devote my attention this day. ARTOTROGUS Come, let's be going then. PYRGOPOLINICES Guards, follow me. (Exeunt.)
Asia Minor (Turkey) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
And pray, did they really say so? ARTOTROGUS They both entreated me to bring you past to-day by way of a sightBy way of a sight: "Pompam." Strictly speaking, this word means the escort of a procession, whence it came to signify the procession itself. to them. PYRGOPOLINICES 'Tis really a very great plague to be too handsome a man. ARTOTROGUS They are quite a nuisance to me; they are praying, entreating, beseeching me, to let them see you; bidding me be fetched to them; so that I can't give my attention to your business. PYRGOPOLINICES It seems that it is time for us to go to the Forum, that I may count out their pay to those soldiers whom I have enlisted of late. For King SeleucusSeleucus: The King of that part of Asia Minor where Ephesus was situated. entreated me with most earnest suit that I would raise and enlist recruits for him. To that business have I resolved to devote my attention this day. ARTOTROGUS Come, let's be going then. PYRGOPOLINICES Guards, follow me. (Exeunt.)
Cilicia (Turkey) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
Forum," or "Court of justice," for the purpose of taking down the oaths, and entering the names as the parties were sworn.? I have them, and a pen as well. PYRGOPOLINICES How cleverly you do suit your mind to my own mind. ARTOTROGUS 'Tis fit that I should know your inclinations studiously, so that whatever you wish should first occurShould first occur: "Praevolat mihi." Literally, "should fly to me beforehand." to me. PYRGOPOLINICES What do you remember? ARTOTROGUS I do remember this. In Cilicia there were a hundred and fifty men, a hundred in CryphiolathroniaCryphiolathronia: This word is mere gibberish: it is compounded of Greek words, which would make it to mean "the place of hidden secrecy." The part of the flatterer seems to be a little overdone here., thirty at Sardis, sixty men of Macedon, whom you slaughtered altogether in one day. PYRGOPOLINICES What is the sum total of those men? ARTOTROGUS Seven thousand. PYRGOPOLINICES It must be as much: you keep the reckoning well.
India (India) (search for this): act 1, scene 1
from Cato (on Rural Matters), that it was made of various kinds of olives minced up, and mixed with oil, vinegar coriander, cummin, fennel, rue, and mint, and then preserved in jars. is eaten up by me right ravenously. PYRGOPOLINICES Where are you? ARTOTROGUSLo! here am I. I' troth in what a fashion it was you broke the fore-legThe fore-leg: Brachium is supposed by some to mean "the trunk" of the elephant; but it seems more probable that it here means "the fore-leg." of even an elephant, in India, with your fist. PYRGOPOLINICES How?--the fore-leg? ARTOTROGUS I meant to say this--the thigh. PYRGOPOLINICES I struck the blow without an effort. ARTOTROGUS Troth, if, indeed, you had put forth your strength, your arm would have passed right through the hide, the entrails, and the frontispiece of the elephant. PYRGOPOLINICES I don't care for these things just now. ARTOTROGUS I' faith, 'tis really not worth the while for you to tell me of it, who know right well your prowess. (Aside) 'Tis m