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Why to a homely cottage I retire

DMI number:
28259
Poem Aliases
Martial. Epigrams. Book 12. Epigram 57
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Why to a homely cottage I retire
Last Line:
To pass in country cot the night in quiet
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Poverty and Retirement
Content/Publication
Title:
Select epigrams of Martial [ECCO] [N21209]
Page No(s):
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
Ep. LVII.
Attribution:
William Hay [from title page]
Attributed To:
William Hay