Monday, March 12, 2012

"The third is Ovid"

And then my righteous master said to me: 
     “Take note of him who bears that sword held fast
     And, as their lord, precedes the other three.
That is Homer, sovereign poet, unsurpassed.
     Horace the satirist is next in sight.
     The third is Ovid; Lucan is the last.

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