seem; why, you could strangle a bull surely!
Yes, indeed, I really think I could. It's because I do
gymnastics and practise the bottom-kicking dance.
CLEONICE (opening LAMPITO'S robe and baring her bosom)
And what superb breasts!
La! you are feeling me as if I were a beast for sacrifice.
And this young woman, where is she from?
She is a noble lady from Boeotia.
Ah! my pretty Boeotian friend, you are as blooming as a garden.
CLEONICE (making another inspection)
Yes, on my word! and her "garden" is so thoroughly weeded too!
LYSISTRATA (pointing to the Corinthian)
And who is this?
'Tis an honest woman, by my faith! she comes from Corinth.
Oh! honest, no doubt then-as honesty goes at Corinth.