They must feed on meat like lions; but their souls were like the souls of hens born on dunghills.
Probably because some cow-houses and dunghills stood on the original site.
The goddess was Atalanta, patron of grooms, dunghills, and stables.
This light is frequently seen about burying-places and dunghills.
There were dunghills before the doors, and no lack of pools and puddles.