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Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Claudius, Chapter 8: During Caligula's reign (cont.)
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Still he [Note 1] was subjected to many slights. If at any time he came in late to supper, he was obliged to walk round the room some time before he could get a place at table. When he indulged himself with sleep after eating, which was a common practice with him, the company used to throw olive-stones and dates at him. And the buffoons who attended would wake him, as if it were only in jest, with a cane or a whip. Sometimes they would put slippers upon his hands, as he lay snoring, that he might, upon awaking, rub his face with them.

Note 1: he = Claudius

Nec eo minus contumeliis obnoxius vixit. Nam et si paulo serius ad praedictam cenae horam ocurrisset, non nisi aegre et circuito demum triclinio recipiebatur, et quotiens post cibum addormisceret, quod ei fere accidebat, olearum aut palmularum ossibus incessebatur, interdum ferula flagrove velut per ludum excitabatur a copreis. Solebant et manibus stertentis socci induci, ut repente exergefactus faciem sibimet confricaret.