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1 Ajasson explains this by saying that the hare being eaten by the people of ancient Latium on festival days, with plenteous potations, they erroneously supposed the narcotic effects of the wine to be produced by the flesh of the hare.
2 The resemblance of "lepos," "grace," to "lepus," "a hare." See Martial, B. v. Ep. 29.
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