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Cavendish, M.L. (2012). Of Many Worlds in This World. Att: New Dir. in Psychother. Relat. Psychoanal., 6(3):226-227.

(2012). Attachment: New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis, 6(3):226-227

Of Many Worlds in This World

Margaret Lucas Cavendish

Just like as in a nest of boxes round,

Degrees of sizes in each box are found.

So, in this world, may many others be

Thinner and less, and less still by degree:

Although they are not subject to our sense,

A world may be no bigger than two-pence.

Nature is curious, and such works may shape,

Which our dull senses easily escape:

For creatures, small as atoms, may be there,

If every one a creature's figure bear.

If atoms four, a world can make, then see

What several worlds might in an ear-ring be:

For millions of those atoms may be in

The head of one small, little, single pin.

And if thus small, then ladies may well wear

A world of worlds, as pendants in each ear.

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Cavendish, M.L. (2012). Of Many Worlds in This World. Att: New Dir. in Psychother. Relat. Psychoanal., 6(3):226-227

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