Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, October 3, 2011

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by Simón de Swaan

No lyric poems live long or please many people which are written by drinkers of water.–Horace, 20 B.C.

Quintus Horatius Flaccus (8 December 65 BCE – 27 November 8 BCE), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. Horace is generally considered to stand alongside Virgil and Ovid as one of the greatest poets of the Augustan Age.

 

 

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Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, September 23, 2011

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by Simón de Swaan

Whatsoever was the father of a disease, an ill diet was the mother.–George Herbert, 1651

George Herbert was an English poet and orator, as well as an Anglican priest. Throughout his life, he wrote religious poems characterized by a precision of language and an ingenious use of imagery or conceits that was favored by the metaphysical school of poets. Some of Herbert‘s poems have endured as hymns, including “King of Glory, King of Peace” (Praise), “Let All the World in Every Corner Sing” (Antiphon) and “Teach me, my God and King” (The Elixir).

 

 

 

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