The Comedies of Plautus: Trinummus.- Miles Gloriosus.- Bacchides.- Stichus.- Pseudolus.- Menaechmi.- Aulularia.- Captivi.- Asinaria.- Curculio. v. 2. Amphitryon.- Rudens.- Mercator.- Cistellaria.- Truculentus.- Persa.- Casina.- Poenulus.- Epidicus.- Mostellaria.- Fragments
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Page 369 - And he changed his behaviour before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.
Page 8 - May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears : we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing...
Page 122 - Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths. For she hath cast down many wounded : yea, many strong men have been slain by her. Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.
Page 45 - Cercopians, and the crimes of the fraudulent race, changed these men into ugly animate ; that these same beings might be able to appear unlike men, and yet like them. He both contracted their limbs, and flattened their noses, bent back from their foreheads ; and he furrowed their faces with the wrinkles of old age. And he sent them into this spot, with the whole of their bodies covered with long yellow hair. Moreover, he first took away from them the use of language, and of their tongues, made for...
Page 55 - I struck the blow without an effort. ARTO. 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.
Page 360 - ... to your former owner in what he wishes. For I have presented you to him, with the price of twenty minae set upon you : and he says that he is desirous to send you away hence to his father, that he may there redeem my son, and that an exchange may be made between me and him for our respective sons. PHIL. My disposition takes its course straight in either direction, both to yourself and to him ; as a wheel1 you may 1 As a wheel) — Ver. 374. This may either mean the wheel of a vehicle or a potter's...
Page 56 - I will alwavs make you a partaker at my table. ARTO. Besides, in Cappadocia, you would have killed five hundred men altogether at one blow, had not your sabre been blunt.
Page 54 - That, by my troth, was really nothing at all. Arto. Faith, that really was nothing at all in comparison with other things I could mention (aside) which you never did.
Page 202 - Cuculus." " Cuckoo" seems to have been in all ages a term of reproach. Horace mentions it as being applied by the common people to the vintagers in the autumn. Shakspeare, in the beautiful song in the Fifth Act of Love's Labour Lost, has these lines : The cuckoo then on every tree, Mocks married men, for thus sings he, Cuckoo ! Cuckoo! cuckoo! 0 word of fear...