Euclio

Euclio

parsimonious and distrustful man hoards gold treasure. [Rom. Lit.: The Pot of Gold]
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Survivors include a daughter, Eileen Parchen in Junction City; a son, John of Eugene; a brother, Euclio Labrie of Redmond, Wash.; a sister, Edna Turner of Snohomish, Wash.; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Euclio in Aul., Pyrgopolynices in Mil., Sosia and, differently, Amphitruo in Amph., Theopropides in Most., to mention but a few.
The variation closest to Lear occurs in Aulularia, important to The Merchant of Venice: here the miser Euclio refuses to offer any dowry for his daughter; the suitor, Megadorus, responds in accents reminiscent of France: "ne duas.