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Orbilius, Pupillus

ORBILIUS, PUPILLUS, a Latin grammarian of the 1st century A.D., who had a school at Rome, where the poet Horace was one of his pupDs. Horace (Epistles, ii.) criticizes his old schoolmaster and describes him as plagosus (a flogger), and OrbUius has become proverbial as a disciphnarian pedagogue.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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