XANTHIAS (turning to the audience): Come, I must explain the matter to the spectators. But first a few words of preamble: expect nothing very high-flown from us, nor any jests stolen from Megara; we have no slaves, who throw baskets of nuts to the spectators, nor any Heracles to be robbed of his dinner, nor does Euripides get loaded with contumely.
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Review: Wasps (Clarendon Paperbacks)User Review - Annie - Goodreads
Not bad, wouldn't have read it if it wasn't for school, though Read full review
Review: Wasps (Clarendon Paperbacks)User Review - Kent Winward - Goodreads
Early Greek legal drama at its funniest. The play works best if you cut it off after the conclusion of the trial of Labes, the house dog, but you can keep reading for 2500 year old smut and fart humor. I need to go find the Racine play that also tries the household dog, ala Aristophanes. Read full review