ἐπὶ γαστέρι, ‘there never was anything more shameless than (lit. ‘beyond’） an angry belly.’ For this formula of comparison cp. Hdt.4. 118“οὐδὲν ὑμῖν ἐπὶ τούτῳ ἔσται ἐλαφρότερον”, Thuc.3. 45“ἐπ᾽ αὐτοῖς οὐδὲν ἔλασσον”.
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