From Lock Up Your Daughters!
[Explaining in rhyme why Charles II's mistress Lady Castlemaine was not punished for her immorality
] Hanc Caesari presem / A fluctu defendit.
Sir Tunbelly Clumsey
What does it mean? My Greek is not of the best.
'Tis Latin, and translates thus: 'The reason that she is not ducked / Is that by Caesar she is... '
[Sir Tunbelly is unable to complete the rhyme