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HORACE

His Life, Friendships and Philosophy

AS

TOLD BY HIMSELF

IN UNRHYMED METRICAL TRANSLATION, WITH THE
Latin TEXT, AND APPROPRIATE ILLUSTRATIONS

FROM HIS WORKS.

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INCLUDING VIEWS OF AUTHORITIES ON RHYMING, AND OTHER
TRANSLATION METHODS, with NOTES,

COMMENTS, AND EXAMPLES.

BY

CLARENCE CARY

(PRIVATELY PRINTED)

NEW YORK

THE EVENING POST JOB PRINTING HOUSE

1904

Copyright 1904 by
CLARENCE CARY.

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TO W. GORDON McCABE, OF VIRGINIA The learned, and amiable Quintilius and Aristarchus* of my beginnings in Horatian translation, and my friend since the dura tempora of our boyhood-days, when we could say, with Horace, me * * civilisque rudem belli tulit aestus in arma, (+) yet happily omit the relicta non bene parmula, () this modest volume is affectionately inscribed, by

THE TRANSLATOR

* Ars P. 438-450. + Epist. 2 II. 47. #Ode 2 VII. 10.

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