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Himself he slew when he the foe would fly

DMI number:
27367
Poem Aliases
Martial. Epigrams. Book 2. Epigram 80
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Himself he slew when he the foe would fly
Last Line:
What madness this for fear of death to die
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Death and Fear
Related People
Translated from:
Martial
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Select epigrams of Martial [ECCO] [N21209]
Page No(s):
p.16
Poem Title:
Ep. LXXX.
Attribution:
William Hay [from title page]
Attributed To:
William Hay
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86025]
Page No(s):
p.92
Poem Title:
XI. Martial, Lib. ii. Ep. 80.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86180]
Page No(s):
p.87
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. ii. Ep. 80
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86181] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.87
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. ii. Ep. 80.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay