Comedies of Plautus Volume 3

Comedies of Plautus Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1772 edition. Excerpt: ... my desires obtain'd; to compass which, I footh'd him with caresses--Philol. apart. May the Gods Act all their pleasure on me, for that speech, If I'd not free thee once again! and be' The death of Scapha!--95. Sca. If you're well assur'd Your lover still will to your yoke submit, And be your own for life, ' e'en humour him, And him alone.--Be to him like a wife. Philem. People thrive well but as their pames are fair. V. 98.--Be to him like a wife. Limiers tells us from Fejlut, that it was usual, when they dressed women on their weddingday, for the marriage ceremony, to add six rows of curls to their hair; and that this antient custom was in imitation of the Vestal Virgins, who were dressed in that manner. So that capert trines was used to mean, to become a 'wife, to marry. Let Let me but keep my fame and character, 100. J shall be rich enough Philol. apart.' By Hercules! If it must come to selling, I'll e'en sell My father, rather than I'll suffer thee To want, or be a beggar while I live--Sca. What's to become then of your other lovers? 105 Philem. They'll love me better, when they fee me grateful. Phh.ol. apart. O that I now could hear my father's dead; That I at once myself might disinherit And make this girl my heir! Sca. He can't hold long. Whole days and nights consum'd in eating, drinking, no No thought of thrift--the fellow's a meer sty--Philol. apart. By Hercules! you first shall feel my thrift, For you no more shall eat and drink with me. Philem. Speak well of him; talk on' but if you abuse him, By Castor's temple! yau shall suffer for it. 115 Philol. apart. By Pollux' temple! had I sacrific'd To mighty Jove what I disburs'd for her, I'd not so well bestow'd it--Mark how well, How heartily she loves me--Wisely done, V....show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236853792
  • 9781236853790