Epitaph XII. Intended For Sir Isaac Newton, In Westminster Abbey.

A poem by Alexander Pope

ISAACUS NEWTONUS:
QUEM IMMORTALEM
TESTANTUR TEMPUS, NATURA, COELUM:
MORTALEM
HOC MARMOR FATETUR.


Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night
God said, Let Newton be! and all was light.

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