Associations to the word «Horace»

Wiktionary

HORACE, proper noun. Quintus Horatius Flaccus, a poet and philosopher of the Roman Augustan Age. Born 65 BCE in Venusia, died 27 November, 8 BCE in Rome. Horace was a contemporary and friend of Virgil. Although of low birth, Horace was admired by the Emperor Augustus and was offered, but refused, to become his private secretary.
HORACE, proper noun. A male given name

Dictionary definition

HORACE, noun. Roman lyric poet said to have influenced English poetry (65-8 BC).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats