He has a self-important look; is he some diviner?
No, it's Hierocles, that oracle-monger from Oreus.
Evidently he is coming to oppose the peace.
No, it's the odour of the fat that attracts him.
What sacrifice is this? to what god are you offering it?
Keep quiet.-(Aloud) Look after the roasting and keep your hands of
To whom are you sacrificing? Answer me.
Ah! the tail is showing favourable omens.