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sacris . . . litatis, ‘due acceptance gained in sacrifice.’ The transitive use of litare is after Virg. Aen.IV. 50, where Servius says: diis litatis dicere debuit: non enim sacra sed deos sacris litamus, id est placamus. [Can.7 omits que. R.E. ]

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