a Sicilian of great wealth, to whom Horace addressed the ode " Otium dives," &c., in which the poet gently reprehends a too great desire for wealth in Grosphus. (Carm.
In an epistle to Iccius, the factor or bailiff of M. Agrippa in Sicily, Horace commends Grosphus to Iccius as a man whose requests might be safely granted, since he would never ask any thing dishonorable.
The turn of Horace's character of Grosphus resembles Pope's praise of Cornbury,--
" Disdain whatever Cornbury disdains."
（Hor. Ep. 1.12