Quotation by John Donne

A bracelet of bright hair about the bone,
Will he not let us alone,
And think that there a loving couple lies
Who thought that this device might be some way
To make their souls, at the last busy day,
Meet at this grave, and make a little stay?
John Donne (1572–1631), British poet. The Relic (l. 5–11). . .

The Complete English Poems [John Donne]. A. J. Smith, ed. (1971) Penguin Books.
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