- Alfred M. Kriman on Artemis a Model for Widows?
- Mark Charteris on A Strange Ambiguity in Horace’s Torquatus Ode (4.7)
- Toph Marshall on What Kind of Rope Makes the Best Gift? Martial 4.70.1
- Toph Marshall on Making Change for a Tripod
- Michael Hendry on What is the First Poem in Martial, Book I?
Monthly Archives: February 2009
“The dead weep with joy when their books are reprinted.” “Everyone can see the future, but no one remembers the past.” (The Stranger, in Russian Ark, 2002)
“Unhappiness is our own invention. At times I’m sad that I lack the imagination for it.” (Général André de . . ., in The Earrings of Madame de . . ., 1953)
In his commentary on Horace’s Soracte Ode (1.9), David West writes: “Horace says sententiously, ‘When winds stop blowing, trees stop shaking’, meaning of course that unpleasant things do not last for ever. This could be said of a plague of … Continue reading