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But you are a ghost ; how can you still be thirsty or able to drink ? TANTALUS — that that's my punishment that ghost should be thirsty as if it were a body. It's just my MENIPPUS since you tell us you're But what do you find so that ? Are you afraid of dying for lack I can't see another Hades after this one, Well, we'll believe punished by terrible in it, thirst. of drink ? or a death hereafter taking us elsewhere. TANTALUS You are quite right ; but this is part of sentence to long to drink when I've no need.

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