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Why “spinning with the braine”?

The quote underlined in the image shown here is from Margaret Cavendish’s dedicatory epistle to Poems and Fancies (1653). Out of this image comes my first blog post and the title of my blog because, thus far, this quote has been the wellspring of my academic interests. Prior to discovering Cavendish and stumbling upon this (revelatory, inspirational, […]