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Subjects: Terence; Latin drama (Comedy); Latin drama; Spanish drama; Drama / Ancient, Classical
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Syr. At Clink's. Clit. I'm ruined! Syr. Be of good heart; you shall presently carry to her the money that you promised her. Clit. You do prate away.Where from ? Syr. From your own father. Clit. Perhaps you are joking with me. Syr. The thing itself will prove it. Clit. Indeed, then, I am a lucky man. Syrus, I do love you from my heart. Syr. But your father's coming out. Take care not to express surprize at anything, for what reason it is done; give way at the proper moment; do what he orders, and say but little. Scene VII. Enter Chremes/toot the house, with a bag of money. Chrem. Where's Clitipho now ? Syr. (aside to Clitipho.) Sayhere I am. Clit. Here am I. Chrem. (to Syrus.) Have you told him how it is ? Syr. I've told him pretty well everything. Chrem. Take this money, and carry it. (Holding out the lag.) Syr. (aside to Clitipho.) Gowhy do you stand still, you stone; why don't you take it ? Clit. Very well, give it me. (Receives the bag.) Syr. (to Clitipho.) Follow me this way directly. (To Chremes.) You in the meanwhile will wait here for us till we return; for there's no occasion for us to stay there long. (clitipho and Syrus go into the house of Menedemus.) Chrem. (to himself.) My daughter, in fact, has now had ten minse from me, which I consider as paid for her board; another ten will follow these for clothes; and then she will require two talents for her portion. How many things, both just and unjust, are sanctioned by custom!1 Now I'm 1 Are sanctioned ly custom)Ver. 839. He inveighs, perhaps justly, against the tyranny of custom; but in selecting this occasion for doing so, he does not manifest any great affection for his newly-found daughter.obliged, neglecting my business, to look out for some one, on w...