Quotation by John Donne

This flea is you and I, and this
Our mariage bed, and mariage temple is;
Though parents grudge, and you, w'are met,
And cloystered in these living walls of Jet.
John Donne (1572–1631), British poet. The Flea (l. 12–15). . .

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