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way, if they should dare to offer us violence.


LEADER OF CHORUS OF OLD MEN


Let someone knock out two or three teeth for them, as they did


to Bupalus; they won't talk so loud then.


LEADER OF CHORUS OF WOMEN


Come on then; I wait you with unflinching foot, and no other bitch


will ever grab your balls.


LEADER OF CHORUS OF OLD MEN


Silence! or my stick will cut short your days.


LEADER OF CHORUS OF WOMEN


Now, just you dare to touch Stratyllis with the tip of your


finger!


LEADER OF CHORUS OF OLD MEN


And if I batter you to pieces with my fists, what will you do?


LEADER OF CHORUS OF WOMEN


I will tear out your lungs and entrails with my teeth.


LEADER OF CHORUS OF OLD MEN


Oh! what a clever poet is Euripides! how well he says that woman


is the most shameless of animals.



LEADER OF CHORUS OF WOMEN


Let's pick up our water-jars again, Rhodippe.

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