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The Atomic Poems of Margaret (Lucas) Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, from her Poems, and Fancies, 1653, an electronic edition. Edited with an introduction by Leigh Tillman Partington

by Margaret Cavendish [Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of, 1624?-1674]

date: 1653
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collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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Cavendish, Margaret (Lucas).

What Atomes make Change.

1653


TIS severall Figur'd Atomes that make Change,
When severall Bodies meet as they do range.
For if they sympathise, and do agree,
They joyne together, as one Body bee.
But if they joyne like to a Rabble-rout, [5]
Without all order running in and out;
Then disproportionable things they make,
Because they did not their right places take.