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And Polemonin his book on Morychus, says that at Syracuseon the highest spot of the part called the Island, there is an altar near the temple of Olympiaoutside the walls, from which he says that people when putting to sea carry a goblet with them, keeping it until they get to such a distance that the shield in the temple of Minerva cannot be seen; and then they let it fall into the sea, being an earthenware cup, putting into it flowers and honeycombs, and uncut frankincense, and all sorts of other spices besides.
And Ion of Chios says- Hail, our great king, our saviour, and our father! And let the cupbearers now mix us wine In silver jugs: First of the Gods, and first in all our hearts, We pour libations to Alcmene 's son,- And to the queen herself,- to Procles too, And the invincible chiefs of Perseus ' line.
Thus let us drink and sport; and let the song Make the night cheerful; let the glad guests dance; And may you willingly preside among us: But let the man who has a fair wife at home Drink far more lustily than those less happy.
Those also who were called the seven wise men used to make drinking parties; "for wine comforts the natural moroseness of old age," as Theophrastus says, in his treatise on Drunkenness. Know you not, my friend, That what is called life is but a name, Well softened down to make it palatableFor human fate?
And whether any one Thinks that I'm right or wrong in what I say, I cannot change a word; for well I know, And long have I considered the whole matter, That all the affairs of men are full of madness, And we who live are only on an excursion, Like men who go to some great festival, Let out from death and darkness to pass the time In this light which we now see before us.
But he who laughs and drinks most cheerfully, And most enjoys the charming gifts of Aphrodite, And most attends on feasts and festivals, He goes through life, and then departs most happily. And, in the words of the beautiful Sappho ,- Come, O Aphrodite, hither come, Bringing us thy goblets fair, Mingled with the merry feast; And pour out sparkling wine, I pray, To your and my companions gay.
But the Thessalian uses large cups, pledging whoever he pleases, without reference to where he may be; but among the Lacedaemonians, every one drinks out of his own cup, and a slave, acting as cupbearer, fills up again the cup when each has drained it.
Tell me, I pray. Why any way you please.
That would be just as though this were a funeral. But I am well aware that earthenware cups are often very pleasant, as those which are imported among us from Coptus ; for they are made of earth which is mixed up with spices.
And Aristotlein his treatise on Drunkenness, says- "The cups which are called Rhodian are brought into drinking parties, because of the pleasure which they afford, and also because, when they are warmed, they deprive the wine of some of its intoxicating properties; for they are filled with myrrh and rushes, and other things of the same sort, put into water and then boiled; and when this mixture is put into the wine, the drinkers are less apt to become intoxicated.
And there is nothing unreasonable in attributing madness to such people, since they carry their errors to a very mad pitch, and wander a great distance from the real truth.
But during the whole time that the games were going on, wine was continually being offered to them, and sweetmeats were constantly being brought round; and when the choruses entered, they were offered wine; and also when the exhibition was over, and they were departing, wine was offered to them again.
And Pherecrates the comic poet bears witness to all these things, and to the fact that down to his own time the spectators were never left without refreshment. On which account the fountains were called Nymphs and the Nurses of Dionysus, because the water being mingled with the wine increases the quantity of the wine.Brief definitions of obscure words starting with the letter M.
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