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Quotation by John Donne
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.
John Donne (c. 1572–1631), British divine, metaphysical poet. Sermons, no. 35 (1625).
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