A tearful person

Not a happy man!

δακρυχέων γενόμην, καὶ δακρύσας ἀποθνῄσκω.
δάκρυσι δ᾽ ἐν πολλοῖς τὸν βίον εὗρον ὅλον.
ὦ γένος ἀνθρώπων πολυδάκρυτον, ἀσθενές, οἰκτρόν,
συρόμενον κατὰ γῆς, καὶ διαλυόμενον.

I was born pouring tears and tearful I die. I found my whole life in many tears. O race of men, full of tears, weak, pitiful, ever pulled beneath the earth and dissolved.

Greek anthology 10.84 (Palladas)
From the Oxford book of Greek verse

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