The Odes of Horace: A Translation and an Exposition (Classic Reprint)
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I. The object of this work is to present the results of an investiga tion into the major problems that confront the reader of the Odes of Horace. As a convenient frame for the volume, a literal translation of the text is given, but although it appears, for a reason hereafter indicated, in a form of blank verse (lege solutus), it pretends to be no more than a mere transcript into English of the sense, as I read it, of the original poems to suggest their literary grace is no part of its design.
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