I who have sat by Thebes below the wall
And walked among the lowest of the dead.)

from T.S. Eliot – The Waste Land on Rap Genius

Meaning

Tiresias, during his life, lived as a beggar in Thebes, Greece, where he met, among other people, Oedipus. After his death, he met Odysseus in the underworld.

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