But I had no need of words, but instead of the deed happening visibly—if indeed it was the case. And within four or five days, in the night, Eratosthenes, O gentlemen, came inside and the maidservant, after waking me at once, said that he was within. Then, in silence, I went outside and called upon friends, one after another. Pushing open the door of my bedroom, those entering first, on the one hand, saw him still lying next to my wife, but the later ones saw him standing naked on the bed. I asked why he committed outrage by entering the house, and that man admitted to have wronged me.