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General Crossword Questions for “ovid”

  • Roman poet
  • Wordsmith responsible for "Nothing over sixpence"?
  • ... speaking of the same poet
  • Poet against falling in love with Psyche
  • Poet writing about primo donno?
  • Old poet has short poem about 6
  • Roman poet Ñ void (anag)

Encyclopedia

  • Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who is best known as the author of the three major collections of erotic poetry: Heroides, Amores, and Ars Amatoria. Ovid's next poem, the Medicamina Faciei, a fragmentary work on. — “Ovid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Ovid is a village in Clinton and Shiawassee counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. Ovid and nearby Elsie are served by the Ovid-Elsie Area Schools, which operates two elementary schools, one. — “Ovid, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Cover of George Sandys's 1632 edition of Ovid's Metamorphosis Englished Ovid works his way through his subject matter, often in an apparently arbitrary fashion, by jumping from one transformation tale. — “Metamorphoses - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • I have another book, too, which I shall call 'Metamorphoses, or the Spanish Ovid,' one of rare and original invention, for imitating Ovid in burlesque style, I show in it who the Giralda of Seville and the Angel of the Magdalena were, what the sewer of Vecinguerra at Cordova was, what the bulls of Guisando, the Sierra Morena, the Leganitos and Lavapies fountains at Madrid, not forgetting those of the Piojo, of the Cano Dorado, and of the Priora; and all with their allegories, metaphors, and changes, so that they are amusing, interesting, and instructive, all at once. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • These are my three very true stories, which I find as entertaining and as tragic as any of those we make out of our own heads wherewith to amuse the common people; and I wonder that they who are addicted to such relations, do not rather cull out ten thousand very fine stories, which are to be found in books, that would save them the trouble of invention, and be more useful and diverting; and he who would make a whole and connected body of them would need to add nothing of his own, but the connection only, as it were the solder of another metal; and might by this means embody a great many true events of all sorts, disposing and diversifying them according as the beauty of the work should require, after the same manner, almost, as Ovid has made up his Metamorphoses of the infinite number of various fables. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • Lucan in mute attention now may hear, Nor thy disastrous fate, Sabellus! tell, Nor shine, Nasidius! Ovid now be mute. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • It is to be presumed, that Ovid here follows the prevailing tradition of his time; and it is surprising how closely that tradition adheres to the words of Scripture, relative to the determination of the Almighty to punish the earth by a deluge, as disclosed in the sixth chapter of Genesis. — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • 1. "The fable of 'The Crow,' says Tyrwhitt, "which is the subject of the Manciple's Tale, has been related by so many authors, from Ovid down to Gower, that it is impossible to say whom Chaucer principally followed. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • The captain was indeed as great a master of the art of love as Ovid was formerly. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding

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