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Echo and Narcissus

Echo and Narcissus by Ovid

Echo and Narcissus is a myth from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, a Roman mythological epic from the Augustan Age. In this brief story, the mountain nymph Echo falls in love with Narcissus, a beautiful hunter from...

Portrait of Horace, author of Satire I.

Satire I by Horace

SATIRE I. by Horace QUI FIT, MAECENAS. How comes it, say, Maecenas, if you can, That none will live like a contented man Where choice or chance directs, but each must praise The folk...