What other oath do you prefer?
Let's take a white horse, and sacrifice it, and swear on its
But where shall we get a white horse?
Well, what oath shall we take then?
Listen to me. Let's set a great black bowl on the ground; let's
sacrifice a skin of Thasian wine into it, and take oath not to add one
single drop of water.
Ah! that's an oath pleases me more than I can say.
Let them bring me a bowl and a skin of wine.
Ah! my dears, what a noble big bowl! what fun it will be to