Homer nods: was: Re: Filk

shelly at the-seasiders.co.uk shelly at the-seasiders.co.uk
Sat Sep 8 15:59:08 EDT 2001

Sallyo wrote

>On another topic - who has heard the saying “Even Homer nods“? I thought it
>was commonly known, but a few people I;ve tried it on looked blank.

I've seen it in books. On-line Brewer at http://www.bootlegbooks.com/Reference/PhraseAndFable/data/615.html

gives its source as "Quandoque bonus dormitat Homerus."
Horace: Ars Poetica (359).


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