Phormio of Terence

Phormio of Terence

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...your promising and not performing and your whimpering; but now I've got the opposite of all this. I have found a man who pays and does n't cry about it. Make way for your betters. An. But, by heaven, if I remember rightly, there was a day set on which you were to pay him? Ph. There was. Do. I don't deny it, do I? An. Has it come yet? Do. No, but to-day has come in ahead of it. An. Are n't you ashamed to be such a fraud? Do. Not a bit if it is for my gain. Ge. Oh, you dunghill! Ph. Look here, Dorio, is this the right way to behave? Do. It's my way; if you like me, take me as you find me. An. And you cheat him like this? DO. On the contrary, Antipho, it's he who is cheating me: for he knew all along that I was the sort of man I am; but I supposed that he was different. He's taken me in, but to him I am exactly what I was before. But never mind; this is what I'll do. A soldier man has promised to pay me the money to-morrow morning; now, Phaedria, if you bring it to me before he does, I 'll follow my regular rule, that he is the better man who is first to come down with the cash. Good-bye. (Exit, R.) Phaedria Antipho Geta ADVLESCENTES II SERVOS PH. Quid faciam? unde ego nunc tam subito huic III argentum inueniam miser, 535 Quof minus nfliilost? quod, hic si pote fufsset exorarier Trfduom hoc, promfssum fuerat. An. ftane hunc patiemiir, Geta, Fieri miserum, quf me dudum, ut dfxti, adiuerit comiter? Qufn quom opust, beneffcium rursum el experiemur reddere? Ge. Scfo equidem hoc esse aequom. An. Age ergo, s6lus seruare hunc potes. 540 Ge. Qufd faciam? An. Inuenias argentum. Ge. Cupio; sed id unde, edoce. An. Pater adest hic. Ge. Scfo; sed quid tum? An. Ah, dfctum sapientf sat est. Ge. ftane? An. Ita. Ge. Sane hercle pulchre suades: etiam tu hfnc abis?...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236527550
  • 9781236527554