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
- Poem: Of the Center.
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century
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Of the Center.
IN Infinites no Center can be laid,
But if the World has Limits, Center's made.7
For whatsoe're's with Circumference fac'd,
A Center in the midst must needs be plac'd.
This makes all Formes that Limit have; and Bound, 
To have a Center, and Circumference round.
This is the Cause; the World in circle runs,
Because a Center hath whereon it turnes.
The Center small, Circumference big without,
Which by the weight doth make it turne about. 
7. Unless there be Infinities of Worlds; then there may be infinities of Centers, although not a Center in Infiniteies.