Martial: Epigram 5.81 (From Latin)

Epigram 5.81
Martial
Translated by A.Z. Foreman

If you are poor, my friend, then you'll stay poor. 
None but the rich get wealthier anymore. 


The Original:

Semper pauper eris, sī pauper es, Aemiliāne;
dantur opēs nūllīs nunc nisi dīvitibus.

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