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Cyrene (Libya) (search for this): act 3, scene 2
Enter TRACHALIO, in haste, from the Temple. TRACHALIO aloud. O citizens of Cyrene, I implore your aid, countrymen, you who are near neighbours to these spots, bring aid to helplessness, and utterly crush a most vile attempt. Inflict vengeance, that the power of the wicked, who wish themselves to be distinguished by crimes, may not be stronger than of the guiltless. Make an example for the shameless man, give its reward to modest virtue; cause that one may be allowed to live here rather under the control of the laws than of brute force. Hasten hither into the Temple of Venus; again do I implore your aid, you who are here at hand and who hear my cries. Bring assistance to those who, after the recognized usage, have entrusted their lives to Venus and to the Priestess of Venus, under their protection. Wring ye the neck of iniquity before it reaches yourselves. DÆM. What's all this to-do? TRACHALIO embracing his knees. By these knees of yours, I do entreat you, old gentleman, whoever you
Campania (Italy) (search for this): act 3, scene 2
ear that you will have abundance of laserwort and silphiumLaserwort and silphium: "Sirpe" and "laserpitium" seem to be different names for the same plant, "laserwort," from which assafœtida is distilled. It grew abundantly in Cyrene, which region Catullus calls "Laserpitiferæ Cyrenæ." The juice of this plant seems to have been used in making certain perfumes, for which reason it was exported to Capua., and that that export will arrive at CapuaAt Capua--Ver. 631. Capua was the chief city of Campania, in Italy, and was famed for its luxury. It was celebrated for its choice perfumes; and in it there was one great street called "Seplasia," which consisted entirely of shops, in which unguents and perfumes were sold. safe and sound, and that you may ever enjoy freedom from diseased eyes---- DÆM. Are you in your senses? TRACHALIO----Or whether you trust that you will have plenty of juice of silphiumJuice of silphium: "Magudaris" is the root or juice of the plant called "laserpicium.", that
Capua (Italy) (search for this): act 3, scene 2
Cyrenæ." The juice of this plant seems to have been used in making certain perfumes, for which reason it was exported to Capua., and that that export will arrive at CapuaAt Capua--Ver. 631. Capua was the chief city of Campania, in Italy, and was faCapuaAt Capua--Ver. 631. Capua was the chief city of Campania, in Italy, and was famed for its luxury. It was celebrated for its choice perfumes; and in it there was one great street called "Seplasia," which consisted entirely of shops, in which unguents and perfumes were sold. safe and sound, and that you may ever enjoy freedom fCapua--Ver. 631. Capua was the chief city of Campania, in Italy, and was famed for its luxury. It was celebrated for its choice perfumes; and in it there was one great street called "Seplasia," which consisted entirely of shops, in which unguents and perfumes were sold. safe and sound, and that you may ever enjoy freedom from diseased eyes---- DÆM. Are you in your senses? TRACHALIO----Or whether you trust that you will have plenty of juice of silphiumJuice of silphium: "Magudaris" is the root or juice of the plant called "laserpicium.", that you will not hesitate tCapua was the chief city of Campania, in Italy, and was famed for its luxury. It was celebrated for its choice perfumes; and in it there was one great street called "Seplasia," which consisted entirely of shops, in which unguents and perfumes were sold. safe and sound, and that you may ever enjoy freedom from diseased eyes---- DÆM. Are you in your senses? TRACHALIO----Or whether you trust that you will have plenty of juice of silphiumJuice of silphium: "Magudaris" is the root or juice of the plant called "laserpicium.", that you will not hesitate to give me the aid which I shall entreat of you, aged sir. DÆM. And I, by your legs, and ancles, and back, do entreat you that, if you hope that you will have a crop of elm-twigs, and that a fruitful harvest of beatings will this year be your lot, yo