[Milton-L] A bit of variety, was "the only great Christian writer this nation has produced"

Michael Gillum mgillum at unca.edu
Sat Jan 23 11:56:26 EST 2010


According to Pope, it was nature's "laws" not nature's "God" that lay hid in
night. I think we have crossed wires here with Jefferson's "the laws of
Nature and of Nature's God."

Michael

On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 10:45 PM, Carrol Cox <cbcox at ilstu.edu> wrote:

> Is Pope's epitaph for Newton orthodox or basphemous?
>
> Nature and Nature's God lay hid in night,
> God said, Let Newton be, and all was light.
>
> Carrol
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