The First Book of the Satires of Horace, in English Verse

The First Book of the Satires of Horace, in English Verse : With Illustrations from Rich's Antiquities; A Life of Horace; And Articles on the Roman House, Amphitheatre, Theatre, and Circus (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The First Book of the Satires of Horace, in English Verse: With Illustrations From Rich's "Antiquities;" A Life of Horace; And Articles on the Roman House, Amphitheatre, Theatre, and Circus It may be as well to say a few words on the distinctive features of the satire and philosophy of Horace, as it is very possible that many, who are not acquainted with this part of his works, may conclude that the one is merely a denuncia tion against men's Vices and defects, and that the other IS either vague and dreamy, or Utopian and impossible. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243207956
  • 9780243207954