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Quotation by John Donne
O God, oh! of thine only worthy blood, And my tears, make a heavenly Lethean flood, And drown in it my sins' black memory. That thou remember them, some claim as debt; I think it mercy, if thou wilt forget.
John Donne (1572–1631), British poet. If poisonous minerals (Holy Sonnets) (l. 10–14). . .
The Complete English Poems [John Donne]. A. J. Smith, ed. (1971) Penguin Books.
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