I open a book. The words breathe serenity into my being –
“Handful of dust, you stagger me—
I did not dream the world was so full of the dead, 910 more words
After feeling let down by the last two sections, Book Five: Geology and Cosmology holds up much better.
Lucretius was forced to admit that he didn’t have the definitive answer to the origin of the universe, the motion of the sun, light from the moon, and eclipses so he offered several possible theories. 125 more words