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Would you be free tis your chief wish you say

DMI number:
28346
Poem Aliases
Martial. Epigrams. Book 2. Epigram 53
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Would you be free tis your chief wish you say
Last Line:
The Persian king's a slave compared with thee
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
The happy man / contentment
Related People
Author:
Abraham Cowley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Waller (1906): 387.
Content/Publication
Title:
Select epigrams of Martial [ECCO] [N21209]
Page No(s):
p.112
Poem Title:
Ep. LIII.
Attribution:
Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley