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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).

Change is made by several-figur'd Atomes, and Motion.


IF Atomes all are of the selfe same Matter;
As Fire, Aire, Earth, and Water:
Then must their severall Figures make all Change
By Motions helpe, which orders, as they range.