The tale of "how Horatius kept the bridge" pales before this amazing pluck.
But now the crowd had leaders, themselves also nobles, Valerius and Horatius.
They soon reached the bend of the river where Horatius called for volunteers to aid him in defending the city.
He told us how Horatius kept the bridge in the brave days of old.
And in the army of the Romans there were other three, and these born likewise at one birth, whose name was Horatius.
Jim and I used to say Horatius together, and it was such fun.
And now came a scene that might have served any painter for a study of Horatius among the Romans after his defense of the bridge.
Horatius holding his bridge alone, was nothing compared to me.
Here reigned that idyllic peace “far from the madding crowd,” which Horatius Flaccus had sung in his famous odes.
This appeal Horatius made, and it was tried before the assembly of Romans.