[ilds] Loeb Classical Library

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Fri May 9 20:23:28 PDT 2008


I'm surprised at you, Bill.  Horace's poetic monument is built by words/tongues.


Bruce


-----Original Message-----
>From: william godshalk <godshawl at email.uc.edu>
>Sent: May 9, 2008 6:55 PM
>To: Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>, ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: Re: [ilds] Loeb Classical Library
>
>Bruce writes:
>
>>   I take "mason's tongue" as another allusion to Horace's Ode 
>> 3.30:  "Exegi monumentum."
>
>Very good.
>
>"I have erected a monument to myself Not built by hands" -- but by 
>words, tongues.
>
>Bill
>>
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