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 Hopton.Horatian Metre (An). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hor’ace.
 
The Roman lyric poet.   1
   Horaces of England. George, Duke of Buckingham, preposterously declared Cowley to be the Pindar, Horace, and Virgil of England (1618–1667). Ben Jonson is invariably called Horace by Dekker.   2
   Horaces of France. Jean Macrinus or Salmon (1490–1557); Pierre Jean de Beranger, the French Burns (1780–1857).   3
   Horaces of Spain. The brothers Argen’sola, whose Christian names were Lupercio and Bartolme.   4
 


 Hopton.Horatian Metre (An). 

 
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