lecticam: a covered
litter, borne on the shoulders of slaves (lecticarii), and used in Rome at first by women
and children, but later by men also, as a vehicle in the
city (where carriages were not allowed), and for short
journeys llus: etc.
— A confidential aside of the poet to the reader,
i.e. but I hadn't, and never had had, a single one.
hic: i.e. in Rome now.
illic: i.e. in
grabati: (Gr. kra/bbatos) a Macedonian word
for a bedstead. In
later connected in worship with Isis. From Alexandria, where
the great Sarapeum stood, the cult spread through Greece and Italy, reaching
as early as the time of Sulla, though it met there with
great opposition, and did not attain its height till the end
of the first c