Lucretius On the Nature of Things

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George Bell and Sons, 1898 - 496 pages

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User Review  - serogers02 - LibraryThing

I thoroughly disliked this book, both the text and the translation. The arrogant tone made it extremely difficult to get through, and it was not helped by versed, rhyming poetry. The honey on the cup ... Read full review

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User Review  - JBD1 - LibraryThing

I read the Frank Copley translation, and found his notes and introduction quite useful. The poem itself is exceedingly strange and seems surprisingly modern in certain places (though decidedly less so in others). Glad to have finally read it, though; I can see why it's stood the test of time. Read full review

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