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appointed to supper: a very elegant entert ment was prepared by Pythius: he [[unclear]] before his eyes & a great number of fishing boats: every one of the fishermen brought what fish they had caught & laid them at [[deletion]] the [[/deletion]] Pythius's fleet. Then Canius said; Pray Pythius what is this? such quantities of fish & such a number of boats? Pythius answer'd, what is the great wonder? all the fish that are eaten at Syracuse come from this place: the fish could not live if it wan't for this water. Canius being fired with a desire of b [[addition]] u [[/addition]] ying it begg'd very much of Pythius that he would sell him, He would not at first agree