BOOK THE FOURTH
15. Chapter XV
'Gods! that cry will alarm the house! Arbaces sleeps full lightly. Gag
her!' cried Callias.
'Ah! here is the very napkin with which the young witch conjured away my
reason! Come, that's right; now thou art dumb as well as blind.'
And, catching the light weight in his arms, Sosia soon gained the house, and
reached the chamber from which Nydia had escaped. There, removing the gag,
he left her to a solitude so racked and terrible, that out of Hades its
anguish could scarcely be exceeded.