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laudator temporis acti

Latin phrase, 1736, from Horace's laudator temporis acti se puero "a praiser of times past when he was a boy" [Ars Poetica, 173].

Nearby words

lauda, laudable, laudanum, laudation, laudator, laudator temporis acti, laudatory, lauder, lauder, sir harry, lauderdale lakes, lauderhill
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