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By R. G. M. Nisbet,Niall Rudd

This remark takes serious account of modern writing at the Odes. It offers with certain questions of interpretation, and exhibits how Horace mixed the tact of a court-poet with a humane individualism, and the way he wrote inside of a literary culture with no wasting a hugely own voice. notwithstanding the publication isn't really meant for rookies, the editors goal all through at clarity.

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