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John Donne (1572 – March 31, 1631) was a Jacobean poet, satirist, lawyer and preacher/cleric in the Church of England. He is considered the founding figure of the so-called metaphysical poetry movement.


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Quote Left Man is not only a contributory creature, but a total creature; he does not only make one, but he is all; he is not a piece of the world, but the world itself; and next to the glory of God, the reason why there is a world. Quote Right
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Quote Left Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies Quote Right
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Quote Left A bracelet of bright hair about the bone, Will he not let us alone,... Quote Right
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Quote Left When I died last, and, Dear, I die as often as from thee I go though it be but an hour ago and lovers hours be full eternity. Quote Right
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Quote Left Men have conceived a twofold use of sleep; it is a refreshing of the body in this life, and a preparing of the soul for the next. Quote Right
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