Descartes attempted what leucippus, Democritus, Epicurus, and their followers thought to be impossible.
Their names often signified some quality of a horse; as leucippus, a white horse, &c.
One of these, leucippus, presents so uncertain a figure as to be almost mythical.
In his physical theories Epicurus followed leucippus and Democritus.
The impious writings of leucippus and Diagoras perished with their authors.
The melancholy bearing of leucippus had touched her with pity.
We mean, of course, the atomic theory of leucippus and Democritus.
leucippus and Zeno say, that it is a body and a fragment of the soul.
leucippus and Democritus cover the world round about, as with a garment and membrane.
The citizens, however, rise in revolt and rescue leucippus, who thereupon goes into voluntary exile.