a living soul

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a living soul

A person (who is alive). (Often used in the negative to mean "nobody.") Each living soul one meets is a chance to gain a new perspective on life. Our engagement is a complete secret, so don't tell another living soul, OK?
See also: living, soul
References in classic literature ?
As I have not a living soul with whom to hold communion on this or indeed on any matter, my only way of learning is by making mistakes.