Quotation by Lucretius

Thy seas in delicate haze
Go off; those mooned sands forsake their place;
And where they are, shall other seas in turn
Mow with their scythes of whiteness other bays.
Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) (94–55 B.C.), Roman poet. De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things). . .

Anthology of World Poetry, An. Mark Van Doren, ed. (Rev. and enl. Ed., 1936) Reynal & Hitchcock.
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