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Epilogue of ‘Asinaria’

By Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)

Translation of William Cranston Lawton

IF behind his goodwife’s back this old man had a little fun,

Nothing new or strange he did, nor different from the common run!

If you wish to beg him off and save him from his cudgeling,

This by loud applause you’ll have no trouble in accomplishing.