Impious man, don't talk like that.
Fear nothing! I will prove to you that you are far more powerful
Aye, by heaven! (To CARIO) For instance, what is the basis of
the power that Zeus wields over the other gods?
If sacrifices are offered to him, is not Plutus their cause?
Undoubtedly, for it's wealth that all demand and clamour most
Thus it's Plutus who is the fount of all the honours rendered to
Zeus, whose worship he can wither up at the root, if it so pleases