OF THOSE THINGS THAT ARE LEAST IN NATURE.
EMPEDOCLES, precedent to the four elements, introduceth
the most minute bodies which resemble elements; but
they did exist before the elements, having similar parts
Heraclitus brings in the smallest fragments, and those
Plutarch. Plutarch's Morals. Translated from the Greek by several hands. Corrected and revised by. William W. Goodwin, PH. D. Boston. Little, Brown, and Company. Cambridge. Press Of John Wilson and son. 1874. 3.
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