Sylvester and Tweetie Pie

From the Greek Anthology 7.205 Agathias Scholasticus
Οἰκογενὴς αἴλουρος ἐμὴν πέρδικα φαγοῦσα ζώειν ἡμετέροις ἔλπεται ἐν μεγάροις·οὔ σε, φίλε πέρδιξ, φθιμένην ἀγέραστον ἐάσω, ἀλλ’ ἐπὶ σοὶ κτείνω τὴν σέθεν ἀντιβίην.ψυχὴ γὰρ σέο μᾶλλον ὀρίνεται, εἰσόκε ῥέξω ὅσσ’ ἐπ’ Ἀχιλλῆος Πύρρος ἔτευξε τάφωι.

The house cat who has eaten my partridge expects to live in our house. I will not allow you, dear partridge, to be unhonoured in death but I will kill your murderer over  your body. For your soul will be more troubled until I make the sacrifice that Pyrrhus made over the tomb of Achilles.

(Supposedly Philoxena was sacrificed on Achilles’ tomb)
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