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towards women.


WOMAN (beginning another duet)


Suppose I up and broke your jaw for you!


OLD MAN


I am not a bit afraid of you.


WOMAN


Suppose I let fly a good kick at you?


OLD MAN


I should see your thing then.


WOMAN


You would see that, for all my age, it is very well plucked.


LYSISTRATA (rushing out of the Acropolis)


Ho there! come quick, come quick!


ONE OF THE WOMEN


What is it? Why these cries?


LYSISTRATA


A man! a man! I see him approaching all afire with the flames of


love. Oh! divine Queen of Cyprus, Paphos and Cythera, I pray you still


be propitious to our enterprise.


WOMAN


Where is he, this unknown foe?

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