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1

light; fasten, fix

ἅπτω

2

be in

ἔνειμι

3

treat badly; do harm to

κακὰ ποιέω or κακῶς ποιέω

4

punish

κολάζω

5

young man

νεᾱνίας, ὁ

6

young

νέος, ᾱ, ον

7

house-slave

οἰκέτης, ὁ

8

stop

παύω

9

trust, obey (+ dat.)

πείθομαι (+ dat.)

10

you (s.) say

φής

11

debts

χρέα, τά

12

good, fine, serviceable

χρηστός, ή, όν

13

STREPSIADES But what do I owe?

ΣΤΡΕΨ. (suddenly decides to check on his debts) ἀλλὰ τί ὀφείλω;

14

Slave! Come here!

παῖ, δεῦρ’ ἐλθέ·

15

Light a lamp.

ἅπτε λύχνον.

16

For I can’t see anything now;

νῦν γὰρ οὐχ ὁρῶ οὐδέν·

17

for it is deep night.

νὺξ γάρ ἐστι βαθεῖα.

18

SLAVE And how can I light the lamp, master?

ΘΕΡΑΠΩΝ πῶς οὖν λύχνον ἅπτω, ὦ δέσποτα;

19

Look! There is no oil in the lamp.

ἰδού· ἔλαιον οὐκ ἔνεστιν ἐν τῷ λύχνῳ.

20

STR. What are you saying?

ΣΤΡΕΨ. τί φῄς;

21

The lamp has no oil?

ἔλαιον οὐκ ἔχει ὁ λύχνος;

22

Unhappy me!

οἴμοι τάλας.

23

Come here and weep!

δεῦρ’ ἐλθὲ καὶ κλαῖε.

24

How evil is the war!

(lifts his hand to strike, but checks himself) ὡς κακός ἐσθ’ ὁ πόλεμος.

25

I no longer punish my slaves, although they are idle.

τοὺς γὰρ οἰκέτας οὐ κολάζω οὐκέτι, καίπερ ἀγροὺς ὄντας.

26

For the war stops [me].

ὁ γὰρ πολεμος κωλύει.

27

Alas for my troubles!

οἴμοι τῶν κακῶν.

28

For now we give orders, but they do not obey.

νῦν γὰρ ἡμεῖς μὲν κελεύομεν, ἐκεῖνοι δ’ οὐ πείθονται.

29

But when we were young, then the old men always used to punish their slaves.

ἀλλ’ ὅτε νέοι ἦμεν ἡμεῖς, τότε οἱ γέροντες ἀεὶ ἐκόλαζον τοὺς οἰκέτας.

30

So they were not idle, nor did they treat their masters badly,

ἀργοὶ οὖν οὐκ ἦσαν ἐκεῖνοι, οὐδὲ τοὺς δεσπότας κακὰ ἐποίουν, ...

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