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He told God he had More, and was sent to prison along with the priest and witness who married them. His flea was his matchmaker. He told Death to die, commissioning a portrait of his own rise at the Apocalyse. A spellbinding preacher, and a metaphysical poet, Donne was born in a period of religious and political turmoil in Europe (much like today's Islamic world) and masterfully mingled deep sense of personal sin, faith, and redemption in his poems - when not wrting about love.
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This HTML e-text of John Donne's "Songs and Sonnets" was created in January 2000 by Anniina Jokinen ofLuminarium. The unaltered text is from The Muses' Library edition, edited by E. K. Chambers, 1896. Chambers' text is based on the 1633, 1635, 1650 and 1669 editions of Donne's Poems— the current editor has omitted the variorum and notes, for which the reader is encouraged to see the source text, or any of the excellent modern works on the subject. ...
John Donne's Songs and Sonnets
- 1.1 Songs and Sonnets (1633)
- 1.2 Elegies and Heroic Epistle
- 1.3 Epigrams
- 1.4 Satires
- 1.5 Infinitati Sacrum
- 1.6 Verse Letters to Several Personages
- 1.7 Marriage Songs
- 1.8 Elegies and Anniverseries
- 1.9 Epitaphs
- 1.10 Divine Poems
- 1.11 Sermons
- 1.12 Essays
- “Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.”
- “No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face."
- “I am two fools, I know,
For loving, and for saying so.”
- “And who understands? Not me, because if I did I would forgive it all.”
- ... and more ...
121 quotes from John Donne: 'Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.', 'No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continen...
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The GradeSaver has good summary, broad coverage of Donne's poems, quizzes and other study guides.
John Donne: Poems study guide contains a biography of John Donne, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes Donne’s Poetry Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays.
John Donne's standing as a great English poet, and one of the greatest writers of English prose, is now assured. However, it has been confirmed only in the early 20th century. The history of ...
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