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THEOCLYMENUS How was once this guy his oarsmate, and but didn't die? HELEN occasionally the baser have extra fortune than their betters. THEOCLYMENUS he's right here, a castaway. the place did he go away his send? HELEN 1215 the place I want he had perished, and Menelaus had no longer. THEOCLYMENUS yet Menelaus is lifeless. In what boat did this guy come? HELEN Sailors got here on him and picked him up, or so he says. THEOCLYMENUS the place is that evil that was once delivered to Troy rather than you? HELEN The cloud picture? You suggest that? long past into the sky. THEOCLYMENUS 1220 O Priam, O Troy, the way you have been introduced down in useless! HELEN I too, with Priam’s teenagers, shared this luckless likelihood. THEOCLYMENUS Did he go away your husband unburied? Is he underneath flooring? HELEN no longer buried but. And oh, my grief! THEOCLYMENUS used to be it for this you chop away the lengthy curls of your yellow hair? HELEN 1225 he's expensive to me even now simply as he was once ahead of. ° THEOCLYMENUS this can be genuine. Sorrow has distracted her to tears. ° HELEN it could possibly simply occur that your sister could be fooled. ° THEOCLYMENUS Oh, no. How? Will you move on making this tomb your house? HELEN Why do you are making enjoyable of me? allow the useless guy be. THEOCLYMENUS 1230 but you convey religion to him in case you maintain faraway from me. HELEN that's all earlier. you can make the marriage preparations now. THEOCLYMENUS it's been lengthy in coming, yet I nonetheless am joyful. HELEN have you learnt what we should always do? allow us to omit the earlier. THEOCLYMENUS On what phrases? Grace could be given in go back for grace. HELEN 1235 allow us to make peace among ourselves. Forgive me all. THEOCLYMENUS My quarrel with you is canceled. allow it choose the wind. HELEN yet by way of your knees I ask of you, when you are my good friend … THEOCLYMENUS what's it that your suppliant fingers might wrest from me? HELEN I wish your permission to bury my lifeless lord. THEOCLYMENUS 1240 How? Are there graves for the misplaced? may you bury a shadow? HELEN there's a Greek customized in case you die at sea … THEOCLYMENUS what's it? Pelops’ individuals are understanding in such issues. HELEN … to carry a burial rite in empty gowns. THEOCLYMENUS Do it, then. increase a mound on my land, the place you would like. HELEN 1245 it isn't hence we bury our drowned mariners. THEOCLYMENUS How, then? it's not that i am professional in Greek usages. HELEN We take all that the lifeless might be given out to sea. THEOCLYMENUS What shall I offer you on your lifeless, then? HELEN This guy is aware. i'm green. All my success used to be strong prior to. THEOCLYMENUS 1250 So, buddy, you could have introduced me information that i'm blissful to listen to. MENELAUS no longer solid listening to for me, nor for the useless. THEOCLYMENUS inform me, how do you bury those that were drowned at sea? MENELAUS As lavishly as a man’s substance shall we him do. THEOCLYMENUS For this woman’s sake inform me with out minding the fee. MENELAUS 1255 First, there needs to be a blood sufferer for the undergods. THEOCLYMENUS What beast? simply inform me, and that i will do your will. MENELAUS come to a decision your self. no matter what you supply will fulfill. THEOCLYMENUS between us barbarians, it might be a bull or horse.