• Much like a subtle spider which doth sit
    In middle of her web, which spreadeth wide;
    If aught do touch the utmost thread of it,
    She feels it instantly on every side.

    Robert Anderson, Geoffrey Chaucer, Henry Howard Earl of Surrey, Sir Thomas Wyatt, Thomas Sackville Earl of Dorset (1795). “The Works of the British Poets. With Prefaces”, p.695