- of, relating to, or resembling the poetic style or diction of Horace.
- of, relating to, or noting a Horatian ode.
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In this emblematical history of human life, he has taken his subjects from Horace; but certainly his conceptions are not Horatian.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Isaac D'Israeli
These poems treated not upon the pleasures of wine and love—those fruitful and ever-varying subjects of the Horatian school.
Laboriously as he sought after perfection in his verse, he was never a master of the Horatian phrase.The Art of Letters|Robert Lynd
His acquaintance with the Latin poets was limited, and seldom does a Virgilian or Horatian expression occur in his verses.Modern Spanish Lyrics|Various
Wyatt was the first and last who succeeded in the genial, natural Horatian style.