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E. Alas! illfated me ! the jackdaw flies from
Through fear.

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Have you frightened let your jackdaw loose ?

Fellme

E.

Jamb.

P. By Lens - Not I.

&

you

Oh most exxecrable beast,

you nest, falling down, let your laven go ?

are

me

Then where is he?
where is

Flown away

of.

E. You didn't let him go, oh good Sir ! how brave thow

Ep. Open the wood that I may come out?

E. Oh! Hercules. this monster. What can it be? What a plumage? what manner oftriple crest ?

Ep. tho

Seeking

me ?

you

Appear to have

worn

The twelve Godd

you away's

ΟΡΝΙΘΕ Σ.

ΕΥ̓ΕΛΠΙΔΗΣ. MOD

Οἴμοι κακοδαίμων, χὠ κολοιός μ ̓ οἴχεται

Ὑπὸ τοῦ δέους.

ΠΕΙΣΘΕΤΑΙΡΟΣ.

Ω δειλότατον σὺ θηρίον,

Δείσας ἀφῆκας τὸν κολοιόν ;

ΕΥΕΛΠΙΔΗΣ.

Εἰπέ μοι,

let him

Σὺ δὲ τὴν κορώνην οὐκ ἀφῆκας καταπεσών ;

ΠΕΙΣΘΕΤΑΙΡΟΣ.

Μὰ Δί ̓ οὐκ ἔγωγε.

ΕΥΕΛΠΙΔΗΣ.

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Ποῦ γάρ ἐστιν ;

ΠΕΙΣΘΕΤΑΙΡΟΣ.

let him

ΕΥΕΛΠΙΔΗΣ.

Οὐκ ἆρ ̓ ἀφῆκας· ἀγάθ ̓, ὡς ἀνδρεῖος εἶ.

ΕΠΟΨ.

̓́Ανοιγε τὴν ὕλην, ἵν ̓ ἐξέλθω ποτέ.

ΕΥΕΛΠΙΔΗΣ.

̓͂Ω Ηράκλεις, τουτὶ τί ποτ ̓ ἐστὶ θηρίον ;
Τίς ἡ πτέρωσις ; Τίς ὁ τρόπος τῆς τριλοφίας ;

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Οἱ δώδεκα θεοὶ

95

ΕΠΟΥ.

Μῶν με σκώπτετον

Ορῶντε τὴν πτέρωσιν ; ἡ γὰρ, ὦ ξένοι, *Ανθρωπος.

Ἐξεῤῥύηκε.

ΕΥΕΛΠΙΔΗΣ.

Οὐ σοῦ καταγελῶμεν.

ΕΠΟΥ.

ΠΕΙΣΘΕΤΑΙΡΟΣ.

Τὸ ῥάμφος ἡμῖν σου γέλοιον φαίνεται.

ΕΠΟΨ.

Τοιαῦτα μεντοι Σοφοκλέης λυμαίνεται
Ἐν ταῖς τραγῳδίαισιν ἐμὲ τὸν Τηρέα.

ΕΥΕΛΠΙΔΗΣ.

Τηρεὺς γὰρ εἶ σύ ; πότερον ὄρνις ἢ ταῶς

̓́Ορνις ἔγωγε.

ΕΠΟΥ.

̓Αλλὰ τοῦ ;

ΕΥΕΛΠΙΔΗΣ.

Κᾆτά σοι ποῦ τὰ πτερά ;

ΕΠΟΥ.

ΕΥΕΛΠΙΔΗ͂Σ.

Πότερον ὑπὸ νόσου τινος ;

ΕΠΟΥ.

Οὐκ, ἀλλὰ τὸν χειμῶνα πάντα τὤρνεα
Πτεροῤῥυεῖ τε καὖθις ἕτερα φύομεν.
̓Αλλ ̓ εἴπατόν μοι, σφὼ τίν ̓ ἐστόν ;

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Ep.

A

What! do you mockque Seeing my plumage ? (Donh) o Strangers! for

I was aman.

Νώ ; βροτώ.

We are not laughing at you

What then?

Ep

P. Your beak appears to us ridiculous. Ep. In such manner does Socrates mattreat Me in his Tragedies E. Are you then Tereus? (Are you) birdor peacekey

me Tereus.

Ep. Jan) a bird

E.

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But where are your wings

Ep. They have fallen offs.

E.

Was it through some disease? .

are

Ep. No. - but Every winter, all the birds Love their feathers and again produce other.

But tell me,

who

9

ye?

ΑΡΙΣΤΟΦΑΝΟΥΣ

̔Ορῶντε τὴν πτέρωσιν ; ἡ γὰρ, ὦ ξένοι,

Ep. Are

E.

ЕПОЖ.

Μῶν με σκώπτετον

Eu.
Ep. But of
But of what race?

&.

E.

We? Mortals.

(Of that) whence (come) the beautiful

Gallies

ho- buton the other hand

you jurymen?

Ex-jurymen.

What! To this Seed Sown there?

Ep.

E. Seeking for you might take a little from the field's

Eps. Reeding What actions, do you come hitter? E. Wishing to confer with

you. About what?

Ep.

Because you

were once a man, as me,

You owed

as we, - cnce

And

money
did not want to pay.
And then having changed your

you

to that

of

birds

once

as we once;

Nature

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