Standard Name: Horace


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Anthologization Elizabeth Tollet
ET 's poems were circulating at least by 1714, in manuscript, or in the opportunistic publications of others, or both. After her death William Duncombe printed one of her imitations of odes by Horace which...
Anthologization Elizabeth Tollet
William and John Duncombe 's The Works of Horace in English Verse, 1757-9 (partly their own work, partly the fruit of years of collecting), included two translations by ET , one dating from 1714...
death Valentine Ackland
VA and Sylvia Townsend Warner are buried together in the churchyard of the East Chaldon Church.
Mulford, Wendy. This Narrow Place. Pandora, 1988.
The stone reads Non omnis moriar,
Harman, Claire. Sylvia Townsend Warner: A Biography. Chatto and Windus, 1989.
an epitaph that VA chose.
The Latin phrase is...
death Sylvia Townsend Warner
After her death, STW 's house, full of a jumble of possessions and mementoes, was occupied at first by a friend of hers, but later by a tenant who was hostile and systematically burned anything...
Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Bingham, Countess Lucan
The couple had four daughters and a son.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
One of the daughters produced an English verse translation of Horace which Samuel Johnson assessed as very well for a young Miss's verses
Boswell, James. Boswell’s Life of Johnson. Hill, George Birkbeck and Laurence Fitzroy PowellEditors , Clarendon, 1934.
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Family and Intimate relationships Ivy Compton-Burnett
Jourdain had published a translation of Horace 's Odes in 1904 and the important History of English Secular Embroidery in 1910: in the latter year she also published almost sixty articles on a wide variety...
Friends, Associates Catherine Talbot
Her closest friends in childhood were Jemima Campbell (later Marchioness Grey) and Lady Mary Grey (later Gregory) .
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
Literary historian Sylvia Harcstark Myers relates a story about the anxiety which Jemima, Lady Grey, claimed...
Intertextuality and Influence Eleanor Sleath
The action of this novel takes place in many different parts of Italy. Its features include a mystery over the heroine's birth (her mother was an escaped nun and her father was burned by...
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth B. Lester
This title-page quotes from Horace , Lyttelton , and Addison . The first tale, Genius (told partly in letters), fills volume one, and the second, Enthusiasm, volumes two and three. Both attributes are presented...
Intertextuality and Influence Eleanor Sleath
The story is set in a Scottish border castle in the reign of Henry VII . ES again quotes learnedly: Ariosto and Petrarch in the original Italian, and Horace in Latin. The widowed Gertrude Baroness...
Intertextuality and Influence Clara Reeve
An epigraph to The Champion of Virtue quotes from Horace 's Ars Poetica about how a text should communicate sense as well as pleasure. In an Address to the ReaderCR makes the familiar claim...
Intertextuality and Influence Delarivier Manley
Though she based the Letters on fact, DM explicitly shaped them to the tradition of d'Aulnoy 's fictional travel-letters about Spain. And even her quest for solitude was patterned after Horace and Cowley .
Intertextuality and Influence Dorothea Primrose Campbell
DPC was one of those claiming serious status for the novel by literary allusion. She uses Horace on her title-page, Pope to head the whole novel, and for chapter-headings Chaucer , Shakespeare , Goldsmith ...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Chandler
MC was said to have loved poetry from her childhood. She admired George Herbert , and Horace in English translation, because of their freedom from heroic or military sentiment.
Intertextuality and Influence Hannah More
The title-page quotation from Paradise Lost features the archangel Raphael's pronouncement that it is better for human beings to know That which before us lies in daily life than things remote.
Feminist Companion Archive.
According to critic...


18 June 1744
John Newbery advertised his Little Pretty Pocket Book, one of the first books aimed at delighting children while instructing them.