Note 014
From Chapter 56 of the Decline & Fall

Liutprand, Hist. l. iv. c. iv. in the Rerum Italic. Script. tom. i. pars i. p. 453, 454. Should the licentiousness of the tale be questioned, I may exclaim, with poor Sterne, that it is hard if I may not transcribe with caution what a bishop could write without scruple What if I had translated,

ut viris certetis testiculos amputare, in quibus nostri corporis refocillatio, etc.?
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