been my property for the last seventeen years, now she becomes the property of Diomedes ... 50 years old if he is a day!
The dowery is arranged. Carintha will want for nothing in her
marriage. Diomedes drove a hard bargain, especially over the house. But all is ready for
Tonight I meet Alcibiades
for the ceremony ... I will make the promises for Carintha and Alcibiades will make them
for Diomedes. I must remember to tell Carintha in the morning that she is married.
Then there will be all the fuss ... Appala wants a
traditional party ... I suppose I'd better agree. Torches and dances and all that sort of