Of The Nature of Things by Lucretius

OF THE NATURE OF THINGS BY TITUS LUCRETIUS CARUS A METRICAL TRANSLATION BY WILLIAM ELLERY LEONARD BOOK I PROEM Mother of Rome, delight of Gods and men, Dear Venus that beneath the gliding stars Makest to teem the many-voyaged main And fruitful lands- for all of living things Through thee alone are evermore conceived, Through