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Thales (Indiana, United States) (search for this): act 4, scene 3
to-day! TRACHALIO We are wasting words; the day wears apace. Consider, please, by whose arbitration do you wish us to proceed? GRIPUS By the arbitration of the wallet. TRACHALIO Really so, indeed? You are a fool. GRIPUS My respects to you, Mister ThalesThales: Thales of Miletus was one of the seven wise men of Greece. Gripus ironically calls Trachalio by this name, in reply to the other having called him a fool. Going. TRACHALIO holding him. You shan't carry that off this day, unless you find Thales: Thales of Miletus was one of the seven wise men of Greece. Gripus ironically calls Trachalio by this name, in reply to the other having called him a fool. Going. TRACHALIO holding him. You shan't carry that off this day, unless you find a place of safe keeping for it, or an umpire, by whose arbitration this matter may be settled. GRIPUS Prithee, are you in your senses? TRACHALIO I'm mad, in need of hellebore. GRIPUS But I'm troubled with sprites; still I shan't let this go. Hugs the wallet. TRACHALIO Only add a single word more, that instant I'll drive my fists smash into your brains. This instant on this spot, just as a new napkin is wont to be wrung, I'll wring out of you whatever moisture there is, if you don't let this go.
Miletus (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): act 4, scene 3
es also. TRACHALIO I understand; by my troth, you'll be turning into a wallet-fish I fancy, if you don't take care; your skin will be purple, and then afterwards black. GRIPUS aside. What a villain this that I have met with to-day! TRACHALIO We are wasting words; the day wears apace. Consider, please, by whose arbitration do you wish us to proceed? GRIPUS By the arbitration of the wallet. TRACHALIO Really so, indeed? You are a fool. GRIPUS My respects to you, Mister ThalesThales: Thales of Miletus was one of the seven wise men of Greece. Gripus ironically calls Trachalio by this name, in reply to the other having called him a fool. Going. TRACHALIO holding him. You shan't carry that off this day, unless you find a place of safe keeping for it, or an umpire, by whose arbitration this matter may be settled. GRIPUS Prithee, are you in your senses? TRACHALIO I'm mad, in need of hellebore. GRIPUS But I'm troubled with sprites; still I shan't let this go. Hugs the wallet. TRACHALIO Only a
Hallo (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): act 4, scene 3
Enter TRACHALIO, in haste. TRACHALIO Hallo there! stop. GRIPUS Why should I stop? TRACHALIO While I coil up this ropeThis rope: This is the first mention of the "rudens," or "netrope," from which the Play derives its name. for you that you are dragging. GRIPUS Now let it alone. TRACHALIO Troth, but I'll assist you. What's kindly done to worthy men, isn't thrown away. GRIPUS * * * * * There was a boisterous tempest yesterday; no fish have I, young man; don't you be supposing I have. Don't you see that I'm carrying my dripping net without the scaly race? TRACHALIO I' faith, I'm not wishing for fish so much as I am in need of your conversation. GRIPUS Then, whoever you are, you are worrying me to death with your annoyance. TRACHALIO takes hold of him. I'll not allow you to go away from here; stop. GRIPUS Take you care of a mishap, if you please; but why the plague are you dragging me back? TRACHALIO Listen. GRIPUS I won't listen. TRACHALIO But, upon my faith, you shall listen. GRI