Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the Latin poet Horatius Flaccus (Horace, 65-8 b.c.); resembling the poetry or style of Horace.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Horace, the Latin poet, or resembling his style.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the Roman poet Horace or to his works or style.

Etymologies

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Horace +‎ -ian

Examples

  • To define it is to give the meaning of the word Horatian as far as content is concerned, and to trace the thread which more than any other makes his works a unity.

    Horace and His Influence

  • To define it is to give the meaning of the word Horatian as far as content is concerned, and to trace the thread which more than any other makes his works a unity.

    Horace and His Influence

  • [FN#312] The naiveté is purely Horatian, that is South European versus North European.

    Arabian nights. English

  • 'Horatian' ode or the complex system of strophe, antistrophe and epode of the 'Pindaric' ode, 131 ff.

    The Principles of English Versification

  • 'Horatian' ode forms, that is in regular short stanzas, the 'Ode Written in the Year 1746' and the 'Ode to Evening' (unrimed), are particularly fine.

    A History of English Literature

  • In form most of them are regular 'Horatian' odes, but 'The Bard' and 'The Progress of Poesy' are the best English examples of the genuine Pindaric ode.

    A History of English Literature

  • The English "Horatian" ode, then, while exhibiting the greatest differences in complexity of stanzaic forms, is

    A Study of Poetry

  • The close adherence also which the majority of them manifest to the broadly marked types of "Horatian" and

    English Satires

  • Cleiveland and that of Pope, as between the diverse schools known as the "Horatian" and the "Juvenalian".

    English Satires

  • Granted, that essay is in the Juvenalian mode; the Horatian mode which includes everything from The Rape of the Lock to The Simpsons is less harsh.

    Terence Kealey’s Sexist “Lust” « Gender Across Borders

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