Dnayovitai ipir xeyei tiofpav aovkcwie kox jlovokoitm

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d'nay")(ovi<Tai, "^Ipir Xeyei, "(Tio<f)pa}v, AovKcWie, koX /jLovokoitm." alBetTai yap ccrco'i, " Ilap6evo<; elfil," \eyeiv. el Si ye rt? pLtaec fie, kukov tolovto ya/xrjaa^, T7)<i avTrj<i (T^o'^V TeKva (Taocfipoavvi)^. 197.— TOY AYTOY 'HdeXe APIMT2 dyav to irpoad^ '\epu)vvixo<i elvar vvv Be TO API fiev e%et, A02 Be ro mts yeyovev. ^ A eunuch priest of Rhea. '^ The Tenienidae of Euripides dealt with the jealousy of their sister Hyrnetho on the part of King Temenos' sons. 164
THE SATIRICAL EPIGRAMS 194.— LUCILIUS To Pan who loves the cave, and the Nymphs that haunt the hills, and to the Satyrs and to the holy Hamadryads within the cave, Marcus . . . , having killed nothing with his dogs and boar-spears, hung up the dogs themselves. 195.— DIOSCORIDES Aristagoras danced the part of a Gallus,^ while I, with great labour, went through the story of the warlike Temenidae. He was dismissed with honour, but one unceasing storm of rattles sent poor Hyrnetho off the boai'ds.2 Into the fire with you, ye exploits of the heroes ! for among the illiterate even a lark sings more musically than a swan. On Ugly People (196-204) 196.— LUCILIUS BiTO, witha face three times worse than a monkey's, enough to make even Hecate hang herself for envy if she saw it, says, " I am chaste, Lucilius, and sleep alone ; " for perhaps she is ashamed of saying " I am a virgin." But may whoever hates me marry such a horror and have children of similar chastity. 197. By the Same HiERONVMUs formerly wanted to be too drimys (strict) ; now he has the dri, but the mys has turned into los.^ The complainant here had been dancing in the pantomime the part of Hyrnetho. ^ lie has become drilos (i.e. verpus), the opposite of what he wished. 165
GREEK ANTHOLOGY 198.— ©EOAOPOT 'FipfioKpdTr)<i Ta<? pLVO'i' iirei, rav plva \eyovr€<; 'RpfiOKpdrov;, /xiKpoU p^aKpd x^api^ofieOa. 199.— AEQNIAA ^\')(6vv 6 ypvTTO'i ^M(Ti7no\L<; ouK dyopd^ei, irpoLKa 8' e%€t ttoXXtjv e^ dXo<; €v/3ocn7]v, ov \ivov, ov Kokapbov Trpoadyoyv, t^ povl Be TrpoarOel^: ayKiarpov, rrvpei irdvra rd vrj^6p,€va. 200.— TOY AYTOY Zr}voy€VOV<i 6lK0<i KareKatero, TroWd B ipi6')(6ec €K Ovpiho^ ^rjTMV avTOV v7r€K')(^a\d(Tai' LKpia (TvpTri]^a<i ovk €(p0avep' oyjre S iinyvov*;, TTjv plv ^AvTtp,d^ov K\ifuzKa Oel'i e<j)vy€v. 201.— AMMnNIAOT ^ KvTnrdrpav yvfxvrjv ei Ti<i UdpOoiaiv eSet^ev, CKToOev av (nrjXoiv 'Hpa/cXeou? e^vyov. 202.— AAHAON Trfv ypavv iKKo/j,i,aa<i, <f>povi,p,(o<i Trdvv Moo-%09 eyrjfie TrapOePOV r] ^epvr) S' evhov ep^ivev oXt]. d^iov aivrjaai Mocr^^oi' <^peva<i, o? povo<i olhe Koi TLva Sel Kcvelv koL tlvu KXrjpovofielv. i66
THE SATIRICAL EPIGRAMS 198.— THEODORUS " The nose's Hermocrates " for if we say " Her- mocrates' nose/' we give long things to little ones.^ 199.— LEONIDAS OF ALEXANDRIA HooK-NosEii Sosipolis does not buy fish, but gets plenty of good fare from the sea for nothing ; bring- ing no line and rod, but attaching a hook to his nose, he pulls out everything that swims. 200.— By the Same Zenogenes' house was on fire, and he was toiling sore in his efforts to let himself down from a window.

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