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What business or what hope brings thee to town

DMI number:
6317
Poem Aliases
Martial. Book 2 Epigram 38.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
What business or what hope brings thee to town
Last Line:
None but has killed his man or writ his play
Poem Genre / Form:
Alternate rhyme [ababcdcd...], Couplet, and Epigram
Themes:
City and Manners
Related People
Author:
Sir Charles Sedley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Pinto (1928) I: 53.
Translated from:
Martial
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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):
CCCXLII.
Poem Title:
Advice to Honestus.
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):
CCCXL.
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The poetical works of the honourable Sir Charles Sedley Bar...with a new miscelany of poems by several of the most eminent hands [T132211]
Page No(s):
p.75
Poem Title:
To Sextus. Lib. 2. Ep. 38
Attribution:
Collected under Sedley's name.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
Title:
The poetical works of the honourable Sir Charles Sedley Baronet...with a new miscellany of poems by several of the most eminent hands [T72752]
Page No(s):
p.75
Poem Title:
To Sextus. Lib. 2. Ep. 38.
Attribution:
Collected under Sedley's name.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley