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  • The religion of Ausonius is still a problem, (see Mem. de l’Academie des Inscriptions, tom.xv. p. 123 — 138.)

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • When his former student Gratian was assassinated, Ausonius threw up his hands and retired to his farm in Gaul.

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  • They formed a chain, each link of which was an individual in sexual contact with one or two other links: in this diversion, the preference seems to have been in favor of odd numbers (Martial, xii, 44, 5), where the chain consisted of five links, and Ausonius, Epigram 119, where it consisted of three.


  • [4441] Maudarensis, he was in his life a philosopher (as Ausonius apologiseth for him), in his epigrams a lover, in his precepts most severe; in his epistle to Caerellia, a wanton.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • A poor fellow went to hang himself, (which Ausonius hath elegantly expressed in a neat [2343] Epigram) but finding by chance a pot of money, flung away the rope, and went merrily home, but he that hid the gold, when he missed it, hanged himself with that rope which the other man had left, in a discontented humour.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Where none of all these remedies will take place, I know no other but that all lovers must make a head and rebel, as they did in [5828] Ausonius, and crucify Cupid till he grant their request, or satisfy their desires.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Then, as ‘Ausonius’ layeth it down with ‘equal propriety,’ that ‘those favours which are speedily conferred are the most grateful and obliging’ —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Ausonius Audacior and gael, gillie, gall. 3 Singalingalying.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Decimus Magnus Ausonius (A.D. 309 to A.D. 372) born at Burdegala

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Latin poetry was continued by Decimus Magnus Ausonius (310–394), who became tutor to young Gratian and composed a great number of poems in a variety of genres.

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