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LUCIAN

Sc. Ignorance. Deafness. Blindness.
Ninth D. What 1 sight and hearing both gone ?
Sc. And with them judgement and perception, and all, in
short, that distinguishes man from a worm.
Ninth D. You are worth money!-What shall we say for him ?
Her. Four pounds.
Ninth D. Here it is. Well, fellow ; so you are mine ? Sc. I doubt it.
Ninth D. Nay, doubt it not ! You are bought and paid for. Sc. It is a difficult case.... I reserve my decision. Ninth D. Now, come along with me, like a good slave. Sc. But how am I to know whether what you say is true ? Ninth D. Ask the auctioneer. Ask my money. Ask the spectators.
Sc. Spectators ? But can we be sure there are any ?
Ninth D. Oh, I'll send you to the treadmill. That will convince you with a vengeance that I am your master.
Sc. Reserve your decision. Ninth D. Too late. It is given.
Her. Stop that _ wrangling and go with your purchaser.
Gentlemen, we hope to see you here again to-morrow, when we shall be offering some lots suitable for plain men, artisans, and shopkeepers.

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