This Day in History Entry #43

December 8th, 2009 by Wordsman

Sweet and fitting, I find, ’tis to praise
Those whose words stand out through hist’ry’s haze
So when you seize the day
Send a few thoughts his way
“Carpe diem” was Horace’s phrase

Event: Birth of Roman poet Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)
Year: 65 BC
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  1. Gramma F Says:

    Well, the US seized the day to declare war back in 1941 – although I suspect this was not waht you had in mind.

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