In any case, she was a looker and Horace—with his blue eyes and his sweet-talking ways—won her over.
The notion expanded to denote a personal spirit and protector by the time Horace and Ovid wrote in the first century BC.
Other kids had been at Horace Mann since the first grade; they had known each other for years.
masc. proper name, from French, from Latin Horatius, name of a Roman gens. The poet was Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65-8 B.C.E.). The form Horatio is influenced by the Italian version of the name, Orazio.
An ancient Roman poet, known for his odes. Horace insisted that poetry should offer both pleasure and instruction.