ountry or to the seaside. Cicero mentions this vacation as "rerum proliatio." The allusion in the previous line is probably derived from a saying of the Cynic Diogenes: when he saw mice creeping under the table, he used to say, "See the Parasites of Diogenes."]
[Footnote 5: <I>Like mastiffs)--Ver. 86. "Molossici." Literally, "dogs of Molossus," a country of Epirus.]
[Footnote 6: Annoying-like and very troublesome-like)--Ver. 87. "Odiosici--incommodestici." These are two extravagant forms of the words "odiosi" and "incommodi," coined by the author for the occasion.]
[Footnote 7: Pots to be broken)--Ver. 89. By Meursius we are informed that these practical jokes were played upon the unfortunate Parasites with pots filled with cinders, which were sometimes scattered over their clothes, to the great amusement of their fellow-guests.]
[Footnote 8: The Trigeminian Gate)--Ver. 90. The Ostian Gate was so called because the Hor
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