724-726) Never pour a libation of sparkling wine to Zeus after dawn with unwashen
hands, nor to others of the deathless gods; else they do not hear your prayers but spit them back.
On the second dav the road rose steeply to a grass spur above the forest; and it was here, about sunset, that they came across an aged lama - but they called him a bonze - sitting cross-legged above a mysterious chart held down by stones, which he was explaining to a young man, evidently a neophyte, of singular, though unwashen
And in that drab region it duly found me, unwashen
but at work before the day grew hot and my attic insupportable.