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By Plautus, John Henderson

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'Asinaria' unearths the play as a key to Roman social kin based on many types of slavery: to intercourse, funds, and family members constitution; to masculinity and social status; to senility and partying; and to jokes, lies, and idiocy. This paintings comprises finished remark, worthwhile indexes, and a pronunciation advisor.

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You’d run, you’d not have the nerve to do it, not before. Now, wish or veto, you don’t rate me high, worst women in the world. Mme Don’t you know? This trade of ours is most . . like . . 215 the . . Catcher of Birds. When the fowler has prepared a piece of ground, he tips feed on it, the birds get used to it: investment’s a must if you want profit. 22 Asinaria: The One about the Asses ̣saepe ed ̣unt: sĕm ̣ el si ̣sunt capt ̣ae, rem ̣soluunt ̣ auicŭp ̣i. ̣ĭ tĭdem ăp ̣ud nos ̣: aedes n ̣obis ̣ arĕa ̣ est, auic ̣eps sum ĕg ̣o, e ̣sca est m ̣ ĕrĕtrix, ̣lectŭs ̣ illex ̣ est, ăm ̣ ator ̣es ău ̣es.

M ̣ agna est p ̣raedă c ̣um magn ̣o măl ̣o. ̣si quĭd ̣em omnes c ̣oniur ̣ati c ̣rŭcĭam ̣ entă c ̣onfĕr ̣ant, h ̣ăbĕo ŏp ̣inor ̣fămĭlĭa ̣rem —t ̣ergum, n ̣e quaer ̣am fŏr ̣is. LEO ̣si istam ̣firmĭt ̣udĭn ̣em ănĭmi | o ̣btĭn ̣es, salu ̣i sŭm ̣ us. LIB q ̣uin si ̣t ergo ̣res solu ̣enda est, ̣răpĕrĕ c ̣ŭpĭo p ̣ublĭc ̣um: LEO p ̣ernĕg ̣abo atq ̣ue obdur ̣abo, p ̣eiĕr ̣abo d ̣enĭq ̣ue. em istă uirtus est, quando usus est qui măl um fert fortĭt er: ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣fortĭt ̣er măl ̣um qui p ̣ătĭtŭr ̣, idem p ̣ost pŏtĭt ̣ur bŏn ̣um.

Now I’ll head for the mall and give it a try, by hook or 245 by hock, get down on my knees ’n’ intensify pleas, as each friend comes in sight. High-ups, low-downs: go up to them and try it on, I’ve decided. → ’Cos if I can’t borrow ’em, I’ve decided, I’ll take out a loan. → LIB SLAVE ONE: THE BRAINS = LIBANUS Well, lord, Libanus, you best get on and wake yourself up now, 250 and plot a cunning plan for organizing a bash at the cash. It was yonks ago you split from master, and went off to the mall.

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