See introduction to d2_MaiT_029. Heraclitus: Greek philosopher (c.500BC), who believed that everything was in a constant state of flux and that fire was the origin of all things. Metre: elegiac couplets.
In Heraclitum (n.d.)
Quaeritis unde mihi tot vitae tempore luctus? 1
Quae placuere aliis, displicuere mihi.
Why do you seek so many sorrows for me in this lifetime? What gives pleasure to others gives none to me.