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Ovid: Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid in the English -speaking world, was a Roman poet best known for the Metamorphoses, a 15-book continuous mythological narrative written in the meter of epic, and for collections of love poetry in elegiac couplets, especially the Amores ("Love Affairs") and Ars Amatoria ("Art of Love"). His poetry was much imitated during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, and greatly influenced Western art and literature. The Metamorphoses remains one of the most important sources of classical mythology.

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Quote Left Just remember son, sex is like chinese dinner... it ain't over until you both get your cookies. Quote Right
+Fav | Go to Quote / Comment | Outside Providence |

Quote Left The glow of inspiration warms us it is a holy rapture. Quote Right
+Fav | Go to Quote / Comment | Publius Ovidius NasoOvid |

Quote Left Socrates called beauty a short-lived tyranny; Plato, a privilege of nature; Theophrastus, a silent cheat; Theocritus, a delightful prejudice; Carneades, a solitary kingdom; Aristotle, that it was better than all the letters of recommendation in the world; Homer, that it was a glorious gift of nature; and Ovid, that it was favor bestowed by the gods. Quote Right
+Fav | Go to Quote / Comment | Francis Quarles |

Quote Left The glow of inspiration warms us; it is a holy rapture. Quote Right
+Fav | Go to Quote / Comment | Publius Ovidius NasoOvid |

Quote Left Here, my dear Lucy, hide these books. Quick, quick! Fling Peregrine Pickle under the toilette --throw Roderick Random into the closet --put The Innocent Adultery into The Whole Duty of Man; thrust Lord Aimworth under the sofa! cram Ovid behind the bolster; there --put The Man of Feeling into your pocket. Now for them. Quote Right
+Fav | Go to Quote / Comment | Richard Brinsley Sheridan |

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