Phid. There. What's the matter?
Strep. O King Jupiter! What subtlety of thought!
Strep. In what way? Tell me
Strep. Well. What then did he contrive for provisions?
Dis. These are groping about in darkness under Tartarus
Dis. This is Astronomy
Dis. Be assured that this is truly the Attic territory
Dis. Where is it? Here it is
Strep. Who's "Himself"?
Strep. Socrates! My little Socrates!
Strep. Pray where? Show me
Strep. What's the matter? For I can't see them
Strep. Now at length with difficulty I just see them
Soc. What Jupiter? Do not trifle. There is no Jupiter
Strep. What shall I experience?
Strep. Shall I then ever see this?
Strep. What then? Am I to feed upon wisdom like a dog?
Strep. Have I done any wrong?
Strep. But I do not enter to search for stolen goods
Soc. Lay it down. Why do you talk nonsense?
Strep. In what way do I make kardopos masculine?
Soc. Do you see ? You call Amynias a woman
Strep. What must I do?
Strep. Attatai! Attatai!
Cho. What ails you? Why are you distressed?
Soc. Ho you! What are you about? Are you not meditating?
Strep. (in great glee). O dearest little Socrates!
Strep. How? How? I do not know but I must seek
Strep. You swore now by Jupiter
Phid. Bah! Why do you talk foolishly?
Strep. Right. And what this?
Strep. A mischief take you! Do you abuse your teacher?
Just. You destroy me? Who are you?
Just. I consider no man superior to Hercules
Just. I will be silent: what else can I do?
Strep. The Old and New
Pas. For the Old and New
Pas. What is this? A kardopos
Amynias. Ah me! Ah me!
Amyn. Do I talk nonsense if I wish to recover my money?
Amyn. I know not which; nor do I care
Strep. Of what two Causes?
Strep. No; for I shall perish if I do
1st Dis. (from within) Hollo! Hollo!