Blacklight

On Stygian banks Diogenes the wise

DMI number:
13485
First Line:
On Stygian banks Diogenes the wise
Last Line:
Thou Croesus rich on earth hast nothing here
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Death and Money / wealth
Related People
Author:
Samuel Wesley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Wesley (1743): 126 ('Epigram, From the Greek', in 'Poems on Several Occasions').
Related Poems
First Line:
The Lydian prince is blamed for wealth alone
Last Line:
Such crowds are envious and so few are kings
Relationship:
Answer To/Answered By
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of epigrams. To which is prefixed, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry. [Vol. I] [ESTC T130692]
Page No(s):
CCCLXXV.
Poem Title:
From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of epigrams. To which is prefix’d, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry. [ESTC T41]
Page No(s):
CCCLXXII.
Poem Title:
From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of moral and sacred poems from the most celebrated English authors [Volume II] [T16524] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.176
Poem Title:
Epigram from the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Miscellaneous poems, by several hands [T117257]
Page No(s):
p.283
Poem Title:
Epigram from the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed