The first winner, Lucius Licinus Lucullus, still bequeathes to our language the adjective "Lucullan."
Perhaps it does not sound like a Lucullan feast, but after a day in the field in Grant Land it tastes like one.
There were bluebottles and green-bottles and all the flies of metallic lustre, gathered at a Lucullan feast of corruption.
Bluebottles, greenbottles, and all the flies of metallic luster were gathered at the Lucullan feast of corruption.
Festive banquets, sinful suppers, long-spun-out lunches were as frequent and at times as Lucullan as in the days of the Regency.