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The hand which struck the servant for the king

DMI number:
27316
Poem Aliases
Martial. Epigrams. Book 1. Epigram 22
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
The hand which struck the servant for the king
Last Line:
And less had done had it not missed its aim
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Death
Related People
Translated from:
Martial
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Select epigrams of Martial [ECCO] [N21209]
Page No(s):
p.3
Poem Title:
Ep. XXII.
Attribution:
William Hay [from title page]
Attributed To:
William Hay