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Quotation by John Donne
Go; and if that word have not quite killed thee, Ease me with death by bidding me got too. Oh, if it have, let my word work on me, And a just office on a murderer do. Except it be too late to kill me so, Being double dead: going, and bidding go.
John Donne (1572–1631), British poet. The Expiration (l. 7–12). . .
The Complete English Poems [John Donne]. A. J. Smith, ed. (1971) Penguin Books.
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