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Aristophanes
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • Pedantic: ’That beast Aristophanes Names Hippocamelelephantoles Must have possessed just such a solid lump Of flesh and bone, beneath his forehead’s bump!’

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  • In Aristophanes’ comedy, Lysistrata, Athens and Sparta are at war. Women of both sides deny sex to their husbands until the men of the two Greek states agree to stop fighting and get along.
  • So then, from the only comfortable chair in my room, where I sat reading Aristophanes that night, I was able to see a section of the upstairs hallway through my partly open door.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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