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The Works of Horace (Large Print Edition)

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Written in English


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Number of Pages254
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Open LibraryOL11880238M
ISBN 101426475608
ISBN 109781426475603

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book: book 1 book 2. poem: That all, but especially the covetous, think their own condition the hardest. Bad men, when they avoid certain vices, fall into their opposite extremes. We ought to connive at the faults of our friends, and all offenses are not to be ranked in the catalogue of crimes. Horace. The Works of Horace. C. Smart. The Works of Horace: Translated Into English Verse, with a Life and Notes, Volume 1 The Works of Horace: Translated Into English Verse, with a Life and Notes, Horace: Author: Horace: Editor: Sir Theodore Martin: Publisher: W. Blackwood and sons, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX. 2 It is not known to whom Horace alludes. The Scholiast informs us that there was a knight of this name, a partisan of Pompey's, who had written some treatises on the doctrines of the Stoics, and who, he says, argued sometimes with Horace for the truth of the principles of .   THE FIRST BOOK OF THE ODES OF HORACE. ODE I. TO MAECENAS. Maecenas, descended from royal ancestors, O both my protection and my darling honor! There are those whom it delights to have collected Olympic dust in the chariot race; and [whom] the goal nicely avoided by the glowing wheels, and the noble palm, exalts, lords of the earth, to the gods.

The surviving works of Horace include two books of satires, a book of epodes, four books of odes, three books of letters or epistles, and a hymn. Like most Latin poets, his works make use of Greek metres, especially the hexameter and alcaic and sapphic s: Odes of Horace --Epodes of Horace --Satires of Horace --Epistles of Horace --Horace's book upon the art of poetry. Series Title: Pocket literal translations of the classics. Other Titles: Works. Responsibility: literally translated into English prose by C. Smart ; with an introduction by Edward Brooks, Jr. (The image of Horace) we included on our website is NOT in the book.) Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 BC – 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. He was the son of a freed slave, who moved to Rome to work as a coactor (a middleman between buyers and sellers at auctions. Roman poet, satirist and dramatist Horace was born in southern Italy in 65 b.c.e. Uncommonly for one born to poor parents, Horace studied literature and philosophy in Athens until he became a staff.