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  1. Hesychius calls him a son of Apollo, and Ovid makes him the father of Adonis. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  2. Your audience at present seem folks who live by work, and can have little time for such idle phantasies; for, as it is well observed by Ovid a poet who wrote much on that subject, and professed the most intimate acquaintance with it, 'Idleness is the parent of love. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. The " young man about town," whom we find later fully developed in the poetry of Ovid sprang into existence, but as the government was still in the hands of the aristocracy, fashion and politics were intimately intermingled, and the lighter literature of the day touched grave issues on every side. – Latin Literature by J. W. Mackail
  4. He himself had accepted promotion, and gone, with his household, to keep a store for Haliburton in North Ovid – The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories by Hale, Edward Everett
  5. If we make it wholly a noun, by saying, " on Ovid's writing of a letter," or wholly a participle, by saying, " on Ovid writing a letter;" it may be doubted, whether we have effected any improvement. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  6. Elsewhere he says, almost in the words of Ovid My earnest wish is somehow to depart from these regions." – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  7. Tibullus to a certain extent, but still more Propertius and Ovid followed in the same line. – The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Virgil by W. Y. Sellar
  8. Ovid was the poet of pleasure. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  9. This temple was surrounded by a sacred grove mentioned by Ovid – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  10. I read in my copy of Ovid last night: " The best of weapons is the undaunted heart." – The Story Of Waitstill Baxter by By Kate Douglas Wiggin

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