[huh-rey-shuh n, haw-, hoh-]
- of or relating to Horace.
- of, relating to, or resembling the poetic style or diction of Horace.
- of, relating to, or noting a Horatian ode.
Origin of Horatian
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Examples from the Web for horatian
Their compositions are of the Horatian and Shakspearian sort.The Superstitions of Witchcraft
The "doctrine" is Horatian, but the words occur in Ovid, Metam., lib.The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 7.
George Gordon Byron
Ever afterwards these sacrifices were performed by members of the Horatian clan.Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)
To others he only spoke of his ethic epistles in the "Horatian way."The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2 (of 10)
From Gardiner she "writes to Sanborn" for the Horatian lines she wishes to quote.Julia Ward Howe
Laura E. Richards
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Horace or his poetry
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Word Origin and History for horatian
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