See the third Satire (60 125) of Juvenal, who indignantly complains,
__Quamvis quota portio faecia Achaei!
Jampridem Syrus in Tiberim defluxit Orontes;
Et linguam et mores, etc.
Seneca, when he proposes to comfort his mother (Consolat. ad Helv. c. 6) by the reflection that a great part of mankind were in a state of exile, reminds her how few of the inhabitants of Rome were born in the city.