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10 sites commemorating the Great Fire of London – 8. St Paul's memorial to John Donne...

As mentioned earlier, there are several memorials to the Great Fire of London at St Paul’s Cathedral – we’ve already mentioned one of them, the Resurgam, which can be found on the south side of the cathedral’s exterior.  211 altre parole


Poems, &c. By John Donne

Donne, John. 1571/2-1631

Poems, &c. By John Donne, late Dean of St. Pauls. With Elegies On The Author’s Death. To which is added Divers Copies under his own hand, Never before Printed. 600 altre parole

Rare Books

Favourite Poets; John Donne - Holy Sonnets: Batter my heart, three-person'd God

Batter my heart, three-person’d God, for you

As yet but knock, breathe, shine, and seek to mend;

That I may rise and stand, o’erthrow me, and bend… 288 altre parole

Batter My Heart: A Short Story

When the pile reached an unseemly height, Riley preferred to burn her valentine collection. I helped her sometimes when she asked me to, because—truth be known? 4.580 altre parole

John Donne: "Teach me how to repent"

“At the round earth’s imagined corners blow
Your trumpets, angels, and arise, arise
From death, you numberless infinities
Of souls, and to your scattered bodies go ; 97 altre parole

Religious/Theological Reflections

John Donne as a Metaphysical Poet

The term “metaphysical poetry” implies the characteristics of complexity, intellectual tone, abundance of subtle wit, fusion of intellect and emotion, colloquial argumentative tone, conceits, which are always witty and sometimes fantastic, scholarly allusions, dramatic tone and philosophic. 646 altre parole