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John Donne

Our two souls therefore, which are one, Though I must go, endure not yet A breach, but an expansion, Like gold to aery thinness beat. John Donne, from “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning,” Songs and Sonnets. Written in 1611/1612 for his wife Anne, and later published in the 1633 collection Songs and Sonnets, two years after… Continue reading John Donne

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