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He apologizes for the liberties taken by satiric poets in general, and particularly by himself_. The poets Eupolis, and Cratinus, and Aristophanes, and others, who are authors of the ancient comedy, if there was any person deserving to be distinguished for being a rascal or a thief, an adulterer or a cut-throat, or in any shape an infamous fellow, branded him with great freedom.
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He with his tales of going to dine with Archidemus, Chaerea, Chaerestratus, Clinia, Chremes, Cratinus, Dinias, Demosthenes-and all the time corrupting his children at a harlot’s, haunting houses of ill fame!
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These, as Aristotle states, were called cyrbes, and there is a passage of Cratinus the comedian, By Solon, and by Draco, if you please, Whose Cyrbes make the fires that parch our peas.
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If truth there be in old Cratinus' song, No verse, you know, Maecenas, can live long Writ by a water-drinker.
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Examples of Cratinu

Example #1
Lucilius entirely depends, having imitated them, changing only their feet and numbers: a man of wit, of great keenness, inelegant in the composition of verse: for in this respect he was faulty; he would often, as a great feat, dictate two hundred verses in an hour, standing in the same position.
Example #2
As he flowed muddily, there was [always] something that one would wish to remove; he was verbose, and too lazy to endure the fatigue of writing-of writing accurately: for, with regard to the quantity [of his works], I make no account of it.
Example #3
This explains his going out to dinner every day!
Example #4
Why not tell your maids to pick him up and take him off home?
Example #5
But some say those are properly cyrbes, which contain laws concerning sacrifices and the rites of religion, and all the other axones.
Example #6
All his laws he established for an hundred years, and wrote them on wooden tables or rollers, named axones, which might be turned round in oblong cases; some of their relics were in my time still to be seen in the Prytaneum, or common hall, at Athens.