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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 So all were lost, which in the ship were found, They in the sea being burnt, they in the burnt ship drown'd. Quote Right
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Quote Left Be your own palace, or the world is your jail. Quote Right
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Quote Left No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. Quote Right
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Quote Left Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time. Quote Right
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Quote Left God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice. Quote Right
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