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Inter Cæsa et Porrecta

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Out of hand. Many things may occur between the cup and lip. (See Cicero: Ad Attĭcum, v. 18.) Literally, between the slaughter (cæsa) of the sacrificial victim and its being laid (porrecta) on the altar. It was not permitted to speak while the priest struck the animal, nor yet while the sacrifice was being consumed by fire; but between these intervals persons were allowed to talk.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Inter Alia (Latin)
Inter Cæsa et Porrecta
Inter Canem et Lupum
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