While they were drinking their wine an old sailor approached and said: "Who are you, friends, and why [wanting what] are you here? For, being countryfolk, you seem to be at a loss. Tell me what's the matter." And Dikaiopolis, after explaining all, said: "Do you know if there is a ship here about to sail to Epidaurus?" And he (the sailor) said: "Well, of course, for my ship is about to go there. Follow me therefore to my captain. But look - here comes (=is present approaching) the captain himself at just the right time." And having thus spoken, he lead them to a young man just then coming out of a ship.