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Wouldst thou be free I fear thou art in jest

DMI number:
6330
Poem Aliases
Martial. Book 2 Epigram 53.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Wouldst thou be free I fear thou art in jest
Last Line:
Thy mind thou'rt freer than the Persian king
Poem Genre / Form:
Alternate rhyme [ababcdcd...], Couplet, and Epigram
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts and The happy man / contentment
Related People
Author:
Sir Charles Sedley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Pinto (1928) I: 58.
Translated from:
Martial
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
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):
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
To Maximus. Lib. 2. Ep. 53.
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):
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
To Maximus. Lib. 2. Ep. 53.
Attribution:
Collected under Sedley's name.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley