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Esquiline (Italy) (search for this): act 2, scene 8
s? SCELEDRUS(not lifting up his eyes) I'm about this business of mine; I have got ears, say what you please. PALAESTRIO I think that in that self-same positionIn that self-same position: Sceledrus is standing before the door with both arms stretched out that Philocomasium may not come out without his knowing. Palaestrio tells him, that when he comes to be fastened on the cross for his negligence, he will have to assume that attitude. The gate here alluded to is supposed to have been the Esquiline, or Metian gate at Rome, a place near which was devoted to the punishment of slaves. Athens and other Greek cities had 'the gate of Charon," through which malefactors passed to punishment. you will have to die outside the gates, when, with hands outstretched, you will be carrying your cross. SCELEDRUS For what reason so? PALAESTRIO Just look on your left hand; who is that lady? SCELEDRUS looking. O ye immortal Gods, it really is the lady of my master! PALAESTRIO I' faith, so she seems to
Athens (Greece) (search for this): act 2, scene 8
en he comes to be fastened on the cross for his negligence, he will have to assume that attitude. The gate here alluded to is supposed to have been the Esquiline, or Metian gate at Rome, a place near which was devoted to the punishment of slaves. Athens and other Greek cities had 'the gate of Charon," through which malefactors passed to punishment. you will have to die outside the gates, when, with hands outstretched, you will be carrying your cross. SCELEDRUS For what reason so? PALAESTRIO JusUM In good sooth, then, the dream has not turned out untrue, that I dreamed last night. PALAESTRIO What did you dream? PHILOCOMASIUM I'll tell you; but, I pray you, give attention. Last night, in my sleep, my twin-sister seemed to have come from Athens to Ephesus with a certain person, her lover. Both of them seemed to me to be having their lodgings here next door. PALAESTRIO to the AUDIENCE. The dream that's being related is Palaestrio's--pray, go on. PHILOCOMASIUM I seemed to be delighted bec
Ephesus (Turkey) (search for this): act 2, scene 8
laced before windows to prevent serpents and other noxious reptiles from getting in.. To PHILOCOMASIUM. But, undoubtedly, I did see you in the house next door. PALAESTRIO Do you persist, you rascal, in pretending to accuse her? PHILOCOMASIUM In good sooth, then, the dream has not turned out untrue, that I dreamed last night. PALAESTRIO What did you dream? PHILOCOMASIUM I'll tell you; but, I pray you, give attention. Last night, in my sleep, my twin-sister seemed to have come from Athens to Ephesus with a certain person, her lover. Both of them seemed to me to be having their lodgings here next door. PALAESTRIO to the AUDIENCE. The dream that's being related is Palaestrio's--pray, go on. PHILOCOMASIUM I seemed to be delighted because my sister had come, and on her account I seemed to be incurring a most grievous suspicion. For, in my sleep, my own servant seemed to accuse me, as you are now doing, of being caressed by a strange young man, whereas it was that own twin-sister of mine, w