The Golden Ass - Chapter 2: At Milo's House Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2: At Milo's House Summary

Lucius goes to the house of a woman and asks if she knows where a man named Milo lives; Milo, apparently, is his friend with whom he is planning on lodging. She tells him where he lives but warns that he is an incredibly miserly man who makes all of his money by charging interest on loans. Lucius goes to the house and, after clarifying with Milo's wife that he is not a prospective borrower, comes in. Knowing that whatever supper his host will be meager, at best, goes out to the market to purchase fish from a street vendor. After haggling for what he believes is a reasonable price, he is stopped by a man named Pythias, an inspector for the market. He asks how much Lucius paid for the fish and, upon discovering the price...

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