Henry Salt Archive

Henry Salt (1853-1939) was the author of the Life of Henry David Thoreau, Animals Rights and A Plea for Vegetarianism which inspired Gandhi for follow a vegetarian diet.

Treasures Of Lucretius: Selected Passages from the 'De Rerum Natura'

by Lucretius (Author), Henry S. Salt (Translator)

Treasures Of Lucretius: Selected Passages from the 'De Rerum Natura' by Lucretius
Title:Treasures Of Lucretius: Selected Passages from the 'De Rerum Natura'
Published:1912
Publisher:Watts and Co., London,
Edition:First Edition
Pages:64

Contents

Preface
To Memmius
Invocation of Venus
The Curse of Superstition
The Solace of Philosophy
An Illusion of Distance
A Cow Mourning for her Calf
The War of the Atoms
The Boundlessness of the Universe
The World's Decay
Epicurus and the Fear of Death
The Eternal Rest
Spectres of the Dead
Fantasies of Colour
Cloud-Forms
Echo
The Pangs of Love
In Praise of Epicurus
Nature and the Gods
The Procession of the Seasons
Mother Earth
The Humanising of Mankind
The Worship of the Gods