Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum
XII 5102 = Carmina Latina Epigraphica
188 = Inscriptiones Latinae Selectae
8154 (from Narbonne, now lost; my translation):
Lucius Runnius Pollio, son of Gnaeus, of the Papirian voting tribe.
For this reason I drink to the dregs more greedily (than ever) in my tomb,
because I must sleep and remain here.
L(ucius) Runnius Pap(iria) Cn(aei) f(ilius) Pollio.
[eo] cupidius perpoto in monumento meo,
quod dormiendum et permanendum heic est mihi.
eo vel hoc suppl. Ritschl
Franz Cumont, After Life in Roman Paganism
(New Haven: Yale University Press, 1922), p. 54 (footnote omitted):
An epitaph of Narbonne jokingly expresses the vulgar idea as to the participation of the deceased in the banquet: "I drink and drink again, in this monument," says the dead man, "the more eagerly because I am obliged to sleep and to dwell here."
See Maria José Pena, "Sur quelques carmina epigraphica de Narbonnaise," Revue archéologique de Narbonnaise
36 (2003) 425-432 (at 426-427).