Horatiana, Cantica, Miscella William Hathorn Mills

ISBN: 9781331988519

Published: September 27th 2015

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46 pages


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Horatiana, Cantica, Miscella  by  William Hathorn Mills

Horatiana, Cantica, Miscella by William Hathorn Mills
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 46 pages | ISBN: 9781331988519 | 7.80 Mb

Excerpt from Horatiana, Cantica, MiscellaWhether he sings of high romance,Or hymns the everlasting Sire,Or suits his lay to choral dance,Or scourges forms of base desire,Or paints the lady of his choice,Horace is still a living Voice.YourMoreExcerpt from Horatiana, Cantica, MiscellaWhether he sings of high romance,Or hymns the everlasting Sire,Or suits his lay to choral dance,Or scourges forms of base desire,Or paints the lady of his choice,Horace is still a living Voice.Your sweetly smiling Lalage,Whose spirit turned a wolf to flight,Your little farm by Tivoli,Bandusias fountain crystal-bright,Your haunts, your hospitalities -Horace, theyre all before our eyes.Orbilius flogged you when at school-You have our fullest sympathy,For we remember a ferule,That smote us oft and lustily-Would it had gotten into usA measure of your genius.You sang how Regulus put asideThe crowds encumbering his return.Refused his wifes kiss, and deniedHer plea, with answer curt and stern-Rome must be saved- let cowards die -We hear it yet - that haught reply.How Faulus and how Cato died,Too staunch to fly, too proud to yield-How stout Marcellus turned the tideOf war in many a foughten field-How yeomen played heroic parts -Youve stamped it all upon our hearts.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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