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Nature and nature's law lay hid in night

DMI number:
23943
Poem Aliases
Pope. Epitaph intended for Sir Isaac Newton.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Nature and nature's law lay hid in night
Last Line:
God said let Newton be and all was light
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet
Themes:
Nature and Science[Isaac Newton]
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Twickenham edition VI: 317.
Related Poems
First Line:
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night
Last Line:
God said let Newton be and all was light
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Select Epitaphs [Vol. 2] [ESTC T137253]
Page No(s):
p.143
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope