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Tom had a lad lame with a broken thigh

DMI number:
28264
Poem Aliases
Martial. Epigrams. Book 12. Epigram 70
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Tom had a lad lame with a broken thigh
Last Line:
When poor Tom was the soberest man alive
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts and Food and drink
Content/Publication
Title:
Select epigrams of Martial [ECCO] [N21209]
Page No(s):
p.104
Poem Title:
Ep. LXX.
Attribution:
William Hay [from title page]
Attributed To:
William Hay