John Donne quotes

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So all were lost, which in the ship were found,
They in the sea being burnt, they in the burnt ship drown'd.
Not thou nor thy religion dost controule,
The amorousnesse of an harmonious Soule,
Sweare by thy selfe, that at my death thy Sonne
Shall shine as he shines now, and heretofore;
Love must not be, but take a body too,
And therefore what thou wert, and who,
Love is a growing, or full constant light;
And his first minute, after noone, is night.
And new Philosophy calls all in doubt,
The element of fire is quite put out;
Wicked is not much worse than indiscreet.
Study me then, you who shall lovers be
At the next world, that is, at the next spring:
At the round earth's imagined corners, blow
Your trumpets, angels, and arise, arise
Dull sublunary lovers' love,
Whose soul is sense, cannot admit
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