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Horace

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Horace

Quintus Horatius Flaccus (8 December 65 – 27 November 8 BC) was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus (aka Octavian). 

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Horace

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Harrow clock, WW2 - plaque

Our Latin consultant, David Hopkins, provided the translation and adds: "The ...

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Lauderdale Road Synagogue - Halford

This design was used repeatedly to commemorate the dead of the City of London...

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Sir Walter Besant

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Alexander Herzen

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Thomas de Quincey

Thomas de Quincey

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Caroline DeCamp Benn

Caroline DeCamp Benn

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Frances (Fanny) Burney

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