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Cloacina

Goddess of sewers (Latin, cloaca, a sewer)

Then Cloacina, goddess of the tide.
Whose sable streams beneath the city glide
Indulged the modish flame, the town she loved
A mortal scavenger she saw she loved.

Gay Trivia ii.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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