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Epicurus had much of the spirit of a practical philosopher, although very little of the earnest cravings of a religious man.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
(Epicurus's opinion that) the stars carry terrestrial bodies along in their rapid flight is undemonstrable.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
The genuine teaching of Epicurus he did not know; hence he considered himself an Epicurean.Let us follow Him|Henryk Sienkiewicz
Thus much will make it probable at least, that Virgil had Moses in his thoughts rather than Epicurus, when he composed this poem.
Epicurus too, he says, believed in the atomic theory, though he regarded the world as eternal.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik