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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 a Consumption.

1653


THE Atomes sharpe, when they together meet,
They grow so hot, all other Atomes beate.
And being hot, becomes so very dry,
They drinke Lifes moisture up, make motion dye.