Monday, November 03, 2014
Don't Try This at Home, Boys and Girls
Pour vinegar up his nose too.Aristophanes, Frogs. Edited with an Introduction and Commentary by Kenneth Dover (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993), p. 271 (ad loc.):
ἔτι δ᾽ εἰς τὰς ῥῖνας ὄξος ἐγχέων.
I have been dissuaded by medical friends from experimenting with a small quantity to see how painful it is.