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- I lick a dish
- c. 200 <'-'><"G">BCE</></, Plautus; translator: Henry Thomas Riley, 1912, Casina (in Latin), 3.2.19-22:
- Flagitium maxumum feci miser, propter operam illius hirqui improbi, edentuli, qui hoc mihi contraxit; operam uxoris polliceor foras, quasi catillatum.
- I've done a most disgraceful action for the sake of that vile and toothless goat, who has engaged me in this. I've promised the aid of my wife out of doors, as though to go lick dishes like a dog.