But who has called together this council of women, pray?
Well then, tell us what you want of us.
Yes, please tell us! What is this very important business you wish
to inform us about?
I will tell you. But first answer me one question.
Anything you wish.
Don't you feel sad and sorry because the fathers of your
children are far away from you with the army? For I'll wager there
is not one of you whose husband is not abroad at this moment.
Mine has been the last five months in Thrace-looking after