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While Spintext in his sermon long and loud

DMI number:
28267
Poem Aliases
Martial. Epigrams. Book 12. Epigram 87
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
While Spintext in his sermon long and loud
Last Line:
His prayers at church than to hold fast behind
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Religion and Scatological humour / bodily functions
Content/Publication
Title:
Select epigrams of Martial [ECCO] [N21209]
Page No(s):
pp.105-106
Poem Title:
Ep. LXXVII.
Attribution:
William Hay [from title page]
Attributed To:
William Hay