Odes

Horace

Horace, creator; Conington, John, 1825-1869, editor

  • To suffer hardness with good cheer,
  • In sternest school of warfare bred,
  • Our youth should learn; let steed and spear
  • Make him one day the Parthian's dread;
  • Cold skies, keen perils, brace his life.
  • Methinks I see from rampired town
  • Some battling tyrant's matron wife,
  • Some maiden, look in terror down,—