Cratinus, fr. 53: Punishment for Public Defecation

 

“I knocked Kercyon out when I found him

taking a shit at dawn among the cabbages”

 

τὸν Κερκυόνα θ᾿ ἕωθεν ἀποπατοῦντ᾿ ἐγὼ

ἐπὶ τοῖς λαχάνοις εὑρὼν ἀπέπνιξα.

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