The Plutus of Aristophanes

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University Press, 1881 - 87 pages

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Page 79 - All places that the eye of heaven visits Are to the wise man fair and happy havens.
Page 64 - the priests, as they were wont to do, and did eat and drink up all
Page 70 - would make the sufferer to be the water mixed with (and weakening) his own calamity. If Aristophanes meant this, he meant the whole phrase to be in ridicule of his tragic contemporaries. It is not likely that Sophocles and Aeschylus meant
Page 62 - The head, as the noblest part or the part chiefly affected, stands for the whole person in such phrases as
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