Associations to the word «Horace»


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

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

Wise words

Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe