John Donne

John Donne

English poet, satirist, lawyer, and priest, is now considered the preeminent representative of the metaphysical poets
No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.More John Donne quotes [09/22/2011 11:09:12]
Who knows his virtues name or place, hath none.More John Donne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Feast of Hildegard, Abbess of Bingen, Visionary, 1179 That earth and that heaven, which spent God himself, Almighty God, six days in finishing, Moses sets up in a few syllables, in one line: In the beginning God created heaven and earth. If a Livie or a Guicciardine, or such extensive and voluminous authors had had this story in hand, God must have made another world, to have made them a library to hold their books, of the making of this world. Into what wire would they have drawn out this earth! Into what leaf-goldMore John Donne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But let them sleep, Lord, and me mourn a space.More John Donne quotes [09/22/2011 11:09:42]
In the first minute that my soul is infused, the Image of God is imprinted in my soul; so forward is God in my behalf, and so early does he visit me.More John Donne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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