Sentence Examples


  • Lucretius regards the primitive atoms (first beginnings or first bodies) as seeds out of which individual things are developed.
  • Lucretius traces, in the fifth book of his poem, the progressive genesis of vegetal and animal forms out of the motherearth.
  • Lucretius touches on the development of man out of a primitive, hardy, beast-like condition.
  • Lucretius thus recognizes the whole range of existence to which the doctrine of evolution may be applied.
  • Of Lucretius, Columella, Silius Italicus, Manilius and Vitruvius were unearthed, copied by his hand, and communicated to the learned.