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The works of Horace

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Published by American Book Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated literally into English prose, by C. Smart
SeriesHarper"s classical library
ContributionsSmart, Christopher, 1722-1771, tr, Buckley, Theodore Alois, 1825-1856, ed
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 325 p. ;
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24733945M

Even so that there was not one in company, among gentlemen of your own rank, whom his The works of Horace book wife admired preferably to you: oh, unhappy me, whom you fly, as the lamb dreads the fierce wolves, or the she-goats the lions! How much better is it [52] to bear with patience whatever shall happen! Laugh [at him too]: is he not forever changing his garrets, beds, baths, barbers? These tables the poet calls Numeros. Neither your wife, nor your son, desires your recovery; [85] all your neighbors, acquaintances, [nay the very] boys and girls hate you. Thus if they should call me rogue, deny me to be temperate, assert that I had strangled my own father with a halter; shall I be stung, and change color at these false reproaches?

ODE II. So The works of Horace book want me to drink up my share, as well, of the heavy Falernian? Let the north arise as mighty as when be rives the quivering oaks on the lofty mountains; nor let a friendly star appear through the murky night, in which the baleful Orion sets: nor let him be conveyed in a calmer sea, than was the Grecian band of conquerors, when Pallas turned her rage from burned Troy to the ship of impious Ajax. Of all the men in the world Septimius surely, O Claudius, knows how much regard you have for me. By this time Horace was virtually in the position of poet laureateand in 17 bc he composed the Secular Hymn Carmen saeculare for ancient ceremonies called the Secular Gameswhich Augustus had revived to provide a solemn, religious sanction for the regime and, in particular, for his moral reforms of the previous year.

Poetic models[ edit ] Horace's direct predecessor as writer of satires was Lucilius. Venus bears down on me, wholly, deserting her Cyprus, not letting me sing of the Scythians, or Parthians eager at wheeling their horses, nor anything else. Some commentators, however, and among them Orellius, understand the expression in its literal sense, "the manes of whom all is fable," and suppose it to imply the disbelief of a future state. Away with you, whither you are so solicitous of going down: there will be no returning for you, when you are once sent out. What of neat Samos?


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The works of Horace by Horace Download PDF Ebook

The first against Pompey's lieutenants; the second against Pompey himself, besides the share which he had in the battle of Actium. Moreover, the wealthy Priam too, on his departure from Ilium, under your guidance deceived the proud sons of Atreus, [49] and the Thessalian watch-lights, and the camp inveterate against Troy.

This day, sacred in the revolving year, shall remove the cork fastened with pitch from that jar, which was set to inhale the smoke in the consulship of Tullus. But the faithless crowd [of companions], and the perjured harlot draw back. Therefore, quit your mother, now that you are mature for a husband.

The works of Horace/First Book of Odes

When, thumbed by the hands of the vulgar, you begin to grow dirty; either you shall in silence feed the grovelling book-worms, The works of Horace book you shall make your escape to Utica, or shall be sent bound to Ilerda. Epistle XIX. Theodore Alois Buckley.

Bring hither, boy, larger bowls, and The works of Horace book Chian or Lesbian wine; or, what may correct this rising qualm of mine, fill me out the Caecuban.

Now likewise it is fitting to sacrifice to Faunus [27] in the shady groves, whether he demand a lamb, or be more pleased with a kid. This man, if a crowd of the capricious Quirites strive to raise him to the highest dignities; another, if he has stored up in his own granary whatsoever is swept from the Libyan thrashing floors: him who delights [2] to cut with the hoe [3] his patrimonial fields, you could never tempt, for all the wealth of Attalus, [to become] The works of Horace book timorous sailor and cross the Myrtoan sea in a Cyprian bark.

And yet no herb, nor root hidden in inaccessible places, ever escaped my notice. Horace used his commitment to the ideals of Alexandrian poetry to draw near to the experiences of Catullus and other poetae novi New Poets of the late republic.

Accordingly they met, and made up a fleet of a The works of Horace book ships, lifting themselves under the conduct of Agamemnon, as commander-in-chief; and vowing never to return home till they had sacked Troy, which cost them ten years' pains, and that to little purpose, till at length, more by deceit than valor, they won and ruined the city.

The Roman soldiers alas! What shall I do? Virtue is the medium of the two vices; and equally remote from either. But, if the augur be not prejudiced by resentment of your error, you shall be caressed at Rome [only] till your youth be passed. For God hath rendered every thing cross to the sober; nor do biting cares disperse any otherwise [than by the use of wine].

If my oak and holm tree accommodate my cattle with plenty of acorns, and their master with a copious shade? What does Paris? I will not drink upon any other condition. I repent too of the entertainments, at which both a languishing and silence and sighs, heaved from the bottom of my breast, discovered the lover.

I live and reign, as soon as I have quitted those things which you extol to the skies with joyful applause. You see how Soracte [45] stands white with deep snow, nor can the laboring woods any longer support the weight, and the rivers stagnate with the sharpness of the frost.

Money is sought, and a wife fruitful in bearing children, and wild woodlands are reclaimed by the plow. Nereus is also sometimes taken for the sea. You, a woman of modesty, you, a woman of probity, shall traverse the stars, as a golden constellation.

This last named is dedicated to Augustus, from whom there survives a letter to Horace in which the Emperor complains of not having received such a dedication hitherto. Whom does false honor delight, or lying calumny terrify, except the vicious and sickly-minded? There there is no one who reduces my possessions with envious eye, nor poisons them with obscure malice and biting slander; the neighbors smile at me removing clods and stones.Jul 30,  · " Dryden works Horace into some sharp-suited epigrams, as in the final couplet of this stanza and the last line of the next (fifth): "The best is but in season best." Horace: The Odes, Book Author: Carol Rumens.

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