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for peace. I will urge our Senators myself to name plenipotentiaries


from us; and to persuade them, why, I will show them my own tool.


HERALD


What could be better? I fly at your command.


(They go out in opposite directions.)


LEADER OF CHORUS OF OLD MEN


No wild beast is there, no flame of fire, more fierce and


untamable than woman; the leopard is less savage and shameless.


LEADER OF CHORUS OF WOMEN


And yet you dare to make war upon me, wretch, when you might


have me for your most faithful friend and ally.


LEADER OF CHORUS OF OLD MEN


Never, never can my hatred cease towards women.


LEADER OF CHORUS OF WOMEN


Well, suit yourself. Still I cannot bear to leave you all naked as


you are; folks would laugh at you. Come, I am going to put this


tunic on you.


LEADER OF CHORUS OF OLD MEN


You are right, upon my word! it was only in my confounded fit of


rage that I took it off.


LEADER OF CHORUS OF WOMEN

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