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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2994
AUTHOR:John Dryden (1631–1700)
QUOTATION:Our souls sit close and silently within,
And their own web from their own entrails spin;
And when eyes meet far off, our sense is such,
That, spider-like, we feel the tenderest touch. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Mariage à la Mode. Act ii. Sc. 1.
 
Note 1.
See Davies, Quotation 1. [back]
 

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