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Daily Riches: The Difference Between Thinking and Praying (Donald McCullough, William O’Malley, and John Donne)
“I don’t understand why God loves me – or anyone else, for that matter. But does a minnow have to understand the ocean to swim in it? 442 altre parole
No man is an island, entire of himself. Every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main . . .
-John Donne (read the rest… 956 altre parole
Eros versus Agape, Subjective versus Objective, Tension and Synthesis, and even Einsteinian Time in John Donne’s poetry.
This essay was written in 1983 (when I was 23) for a 17th-century English literature course that I took at the University of British Columbia (UBC) — a mandatory course for my Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature, which I obtained in 1985. 3.804 altre parole
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Now that it’s nearly three months since my last English lesson, here’s a drunken homage to D. H. Lawrence (The Last Lesson) in which, late at night, and with all the marking still to do, the tipsy English teacher holds forth to his long-suffering wife…