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Quintus Horatius Flaccus

By Flaccus, Quintus Horatius Horace

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Book Id: WPLBN0000662215
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Title: Quintus Horatius Flaccus  
Author: Flaccus, Quintus Horatius Horace
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Poetry
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(Horace) Flaccus, Q. H., & A.S. Klin, T. B. (n.d.). Quintus Horatius Flaccus. Retrieved from http://www.worldebookfair.com/


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Classic Literature

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Excerpt: Maecenas, descendant of royal ancestors, O my protector, and my sweet glory, some are delighted by showers of dust, Olympic dust, over their chariots, they are raised to the gods, as Earth?s masters, by posts clipping the red-hot wheels, by noble palms: this man, if the fickle crowd of Citizens compete to lift him to triple honors: that one, if he?s stored away in his granary whatever he gleaned from the Libyan threshing. The peasant who loves to break clods in his native fields, won?t be tempted, by living like Attalus, to sail the seas, in fear, in a Cyprian boat. The merchant afraid of the African winds as they fight the Icarian waves, loves the peace and the soil near his town, but quickly rebuilds his shattered ships, unsuited to poverty. There?s one who won?t scorn cups of old Massic, nor to lose the best part of a whole day lying under the greenwood tree, or softly close to the head of sacred waters. Many love camp, and the sound of trumpets mixed with the horns, and the warfare hated by mothers. The hunter, sweet wife forgotten, stays out under frozen skies, if his faithful hounds catch sight of a deer, or a Marsian...

Table of Contents
Contents Translator’s Note ................................................................3 Book I .................................................................................8 BkI:I The Dedication: To Maecenas ...................................8 BkI:II To Augustus ...........................................................10 BkI:III Virgil: Off to Greece.............................................14 BkI:IV Spring ...................................................................17 BkI:V Treacherous Girl ....................................................19 BkI:VI A Tribute to Agrippa ............................................20 BkI:VII Tibur (the modern Tivoli)....................................21 BkI:VIII: To Lydia: Stop Ruining Sybaris! ......................24 BkI:IX Winter...................................................................25 BkI:X To Mercury ............................................................27 BkI:XI Carpe Diem...........................................................28 BkI:XII Praising Augustus................................................29 BkI:XIII His Jealousy .......................................................33 BkI:XIV The Ship of State ...............................................34 BkI:XV Nereus’ Prophecy of Troy...................................35 BkI:XVI He Repents.........................................................38 BkI:XVII The Delights of the Country .............................40 BkI:XVIII Wine................................................................42 BkI:XIX Glycera’s Beauty ...............................................44 BkI:XX To Maecenas .......................................................45 BkI:XXI Hymn to Diana...................................................46 BkI:XXII Singing of Lalage (Integer Vitae) .....................47 BkI:XXIII Chlo‰, Don’t Run. ...........................................49 BkI:XXIV A Lament For Quintilius .................................50 BkI:XXV A Prophecy of Age...........................................51 BkI:XXVI A Garland For Lamia ......................................52 BkI:XXVII Entanglement.................................................53

 

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