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 The proverb, quoted by Pherecrates, is properly spoken of those who go out of their way to do a thing already done -- "to kill a dead horse," but here apparently is twisted by Aristophanes into an allusion to the leathern 'godemiche' mentioned a little above; if the worst comes to the worst, we must use artificial means.
In sixteenth century France, also, such instruments were sometimes made of glass, and Brantôme refers to the godemiche; in eighteenth century Germany they were called _Samthanse_, and their use, according to Heinse, as quoted by Dühren, was common among aristocratic women.
In this update she gets godemiche in various positions.
A sex act performed during mediocre and depressing congress where one partner at the last minute produces a hidden dildonic device such as a godemiche or olisbos with the intent of stimulating their partner enough to compensate for the previous lack of skill.
_godemiche_ even, to be a leathern consolation to us poor widows ....