In a short while the generations of living creatures are changed, and like runners relay the torch of life.

Inque brevi spatio mutantur saecla animantum
et quasi cursores vitai lampada tradunt.

Authentication Score 2

Original Citation

Lucretius. De Rerum Natura. c. 100 B. C., bk. 2, l. 75.

Current Citation

Lucretius. On the Nature of Things. Translated by W. H. D. Rouse. Harvard UP, 1924, bk. 2, l. 75.