....it would not have been written in the book of Fate that the
bends of Peace must be broken; but first....
The meat must be dusted with salt.
....it does not please the blessed gods that we should stop the
War until the wolf uniteth with the sheep.
(A kind of oracle-match now ensues.)
How, you cursed animal, could the wolf ever unite with the sheep?
As long as the wood-bug gives off a fetid odour, when it flies; as