. . . I withdrew and went to sleep, and I sent the astrologer the one-eyed one (monophthalmon) to call you and he said that he could not find you. At lamp-lighting I returned and when I heard from Serenilla the things that you had done to her I was upset that you behaved in a way unworthy of you. So receive her kindly up there before the (end of the?) festival. And I would have been there already had I not been dog-devoured (kunobrotos, i.e. bitten by a dog?) on the very day of the rise of the Dog star, the 25th, by a mad dog, and until now I . . . terribly . . ..
The Oxyrhynchus Papyri vol. LXI no. 4126
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