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here is a point : suppose one of them is gold, and heavy at that, but not finely finished, quite amateurish and ill proportioned, in fact-is he to take precedence or is workmanship to count most ?
Zeus. It should by rights. Never mind, put the gold first.
Herm. I see ; property qualification, comparative wealth, is the test, not merit.-Gold to the front row, please.-Zeus, the front row will be exclusively foreign, I observe. You see the peculiarity of the Greek contingent : they have grace and beauty and artistic workmanship, but they are all marble or bronze-the most costly of them only ivory with just an occasional gleam of gold, the merest surface-plating ; and even those are wood inside, harbouring whole colonies of mice. Whereas Bendis here, Anubis there, Attis next door, and Mithras and Men,' are all of solid gold, heavy and intrinsically precious.
Posidoyt. Hermes, is it in order that this dog-faced Egyptian person should sit in front of me, Posidon ?
Heym. Certainly. You see, Earth-shaker, the Corinthians had no gold at the time, so Lysippus made you of paltry bronze ; Dog-face is a whole gold-mine richer than you.
Zeus. We are wasting time, Hermes ; the debate should have been in full swing by now. Tell them to sit anyhow, according to taste ; we will have an ad hoc meeting another day, and then I shall know how to settle the question of precedence.
Herm. My goodness, what a noise! what low vulgar bawling ! listen-` Hurry up with that carving !'` Do pass the nectar !' 'Why no more ambrosia? ' 'When are those hecatombs coming ?'` Here, shares in that victim !'
Zeus. Call them to order, Hermes ; this nonsense must cease, before I can give them the order of the day.
Hey-m. They do not all know Greek ; and I haven't the gift of

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