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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
'He thus remarks on the Imitations of Horace's Satires: "Horace had perhaps less wit than Pope, but far more humour, f...Thomas Babington Macaulay HoraceSatiresPrint: Book
1700-1799'In spring 1789 W[ordsworth]translated Horace's Ode to Apollo (Ode I xxxi) with the help of [Christopher] Smart's tran...William Wordsworth HoraceWorks of Horace. Translated into English Prose, for the use of those who are desirous of acquiring or recovering a competent knowledge of the Latin language. By Christopher SmartPrint: Book
1700-1799'W[ordsworth]'s translation of Horace's Ode to the Bandusian Fountain (Ode III xiii) appears in a manuscript dating fr...William Wordsworth HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 23 August 1810: 'I am learning Italian, and this day translated an ode of Horace "Exegi mo...George Gordon Lord Byron HoraceOde ("Exegi monumentum")Unknown
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 5 March 1811: 'I have begun an Imitation of the "De Arte Poetica" of Horace [became his Hi...George Gordon Lord Byron HoraceDe Arte PoeticaPrint: Book
1800-1849Branwell Bronte to Hartley Coleridge, 27 June 1840: 'I have ... striven to translate 2 books [of Horace] ... the first...Patrick Branwell Bronte HoracePrint: Book
[Marginalia]: has a ms annotation (of 4 lines) on each inside cover, one in Latin and one possibly in Persian. These ...John Drummond Erskine HoraceQuinti Horatii Flacci opera. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Ludovicus Desprez, ... Huic editioni accessere vita Horatii cum Dacerii notis, ejusdem chronologia Horatiana, & praefatio de satira RomanaPrint: Book
1850-1899'I finished this morning Horace's "Epistle to the Pisos", which I have been reading at intervals.'George Eliot (pseud) HoraceThe Art of Poetry an Epistle to the PisosPrint: Book
1800-1849'For my private and sole use, seeing that my friends had no taste for poetry, I bought Mr. Pye's translation of Horace...Thomas Carter Quintus Horace[poems]Print: Book
1700-1799'Read the "1st Epistle of Horace", Lib. 2 (the celebrated Epistle to Augustus) with the aid of Dacier's notes, and Hur...Thomas Green HoraceEpistola ad Augustum, annotated by Richard HurdPrint: Book
1700-1799'Read Hurd's "Commentary on Horace's Art of Poetry"...'Thomas Green HoraceArt of Poetry, annotated by Richard Hurd,Print: Book
1850-1899'I send you three translations of a bit of Horace, in order to hear what you think of the last measure.'Robert Louis Stevenson HoraceBook II Ode IIIPrint: Book
1800-1849'read two odes of Horace'Mary Godwin Horace[odes]Print: Book
1800-1849'read Locke and the Edinburgh review and two odes of Horace - S. reads Political Justice & Shakespeare and the 23rd Ch...Mary Godwin Horace[odes]Print: Book
1800-1849'I have read since last October a good deal of the history relating to the East ... : not much of books not connected ...Mountstuart Elphinstone Horace[Works]Print: Book
1800-1849'Drawing Lesson - write - read Locke - & walk - Shelley reads Roscoe's life of Lorenzo de Medicis - Read Lucian and wo...Mary Godwin HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1800-1849'read Locke & the life of Lorenzo - Shelley reads it and finishes it - In the evenng he reads 25th chap. of Gibbon - r...Mary Godwin HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1800-1849'Read 1st ode of Horace - Aristippe'Mary Shelley Horace[1st Ode]Print: Book
1800-1849'Read 23 Canto of Ariosto & Gibbon - & the 3rd Ode of Horace - S. finishes the clouds - Reads Humes England aloud in t...Mary Shelley Horace[3rd Ode]Print: Book
1800-1849'Read 25 Canto of Ariosto - GIbbon & 6 & 7 odes of Horace - S. reads the Lysistratae of Aristophanes - finishes Gibbon...Mary Shelley Horace[Odes 6 and 7]Print: Book
1800-1849'finish the first book of Horace's odes - S reads and translates Plato's Symposium - he reads Peregrinus Proteus and H...Mary Shelley Horace[Odes]Print: Book
1800-1849'Copy S's Eclogue - Read Horace'Mary Shelley HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1800-1849'Finish the II book of Horace & read Montaigne'Mary Shelley HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1800-1849'Read Horace - work - S. reads B[eaumont] & F.[letcher] & Plato'Mary Shelley HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1800-1849'Finish the 1st book of Horace's Odes'Mary Shelley HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1800-1849'Muratori - Greek - With S. the first Epist. of Horace - Walk - He reads the Republic of Plato'Mary and Percy Shelley HoraceFirst EpistlePrint: Book
1800-1849'Read Horace with S in the evening'Mary and Percy Shelley Horace[unknown]Print: Book
1700-1799'He [Matthew Pilkington] was one Winter's Evening reading [italics] Horace [end italics], and said he would engage to ...Matthew Pilkington HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1700-1799'The following Ode of [italics] Horace [end italics] bearing some Similitude to my then present Circumstances, I took ...Laetitia Pilkington HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1700-1799'He appears, from his early notes or memorandums in my possession, to have at various times attempted, or at least pla...Samuel Johnson HoraceArs PoeticaPrint: Book
1700-1799'Dr. Johnson and Mr. Wilkes talked of the contested passage in Horace's "Art of Poetry", "[italics] Difficile est prop...Samuel Johnson HoraceArs poeticaPrint: Book
1700-1799'Dr. Johnson and Mr. Wilkes talked of the contested passage in Horace's "Art of Poetry", "[italics] Difficile est prop...John Wilkes HoraceArs poeticaPrint: Book
1700-1799'He repeated a good many lines of Horace's "Odes", while we were in the chaise. I remember particularly the Ode [itali...Samuel Johnson HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1700-1799'The Bishop said, it appeared from Horace's writings that he was a cheerful contented man. Johnson. "We have no reason...Jonathan Shipley HoracePrint: Book
'He [Johnson] said, "the lyrical part of Horace never can be perfectly translated; so much of the excellence is in the...Samuel Johnson Horace[Odes]Print: Book
'My arrival interrupted for a little while the important business of this true representative of Bayes[a clergyman who...Samuel Johnson HoraceCarmen SeculareManuscript: Unknown
1700-1799'Horace having been mentioned; BOSWELL. "There is a great deal of thinking in his works. One finds there almost every ...Samuel Johnson Horace[ode] 'Parcus deorum cultur et infrequensPrint: Book
1700-1799'Horace having been mentioned; BOSWELL. "There is a great deal of thinking in his works. One finds there almost every ...Mr Seward Horace[ode] 'Parcus deorum cultur et infrequensPrint: Book
1700-1799'Horace having been mentioned; BOSWELL. "There is a great deal of thinking in his works. One finds there almost every ...James Boswell HoracePrint: Book
1700-1799'I was however turning over Horace yesterday to look for the Expression [italics] tenui fronte [end italics] in Vindic...Hester Lynch Thrale Horace'8th Ode'Print: Book
1850-1899'[from a letter from Mary Ward to her father] I have been reading Joubert's "Pensees" and "Correspondance" lately, wit...Mary Ward HoraceEpistlesPrint: Book
1700-1799Robert Southey to Thomas Phillips Lamb, 28 October 1792: '"Ille & nefasto te posuit die,/ Quicumque primum, & sacrile...Robert Southey HoraceOdes, 2:13Print: Book
1700-1799Robert Southey to Grosvenor Charles Bedford, 6 December 1792: 'I have been reading Eheu fugaces & your translation thi...Robert Southey HoraceOdes, 2:14Print: Book
1700-1799Robert Southey to Charles Collins, 12-13 January 1793: 'I have read all Juvenal with pleasure it is a manly stile mor...Robert Southey HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1700-1799Robert Southey to Grosvenor Charles Bedford, 16-21 January 1793: 'This day has been a most unpleasant one all except t...Robert Southey HoraceOdes 4:4Print: Book
1900-1945'[Mrs Ward's average day at Stocks began] at 5.30 a.m, with the reading of Greek, or writing of letters, or much readi...Mary Augusta ward HoracePrint: Book
1800-1849From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. 'The intrepidity of a just and good man nobly set forth by H... HoracePrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'In reading Horace at breakfast, planned the form in which to gather my work on him'John Ruskin Horace[unknown]Print: Book


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