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Poems on several occasions. Written by the Reverend John Donne, D.D., late Dean of St. Paul's. With elegies on the author's death. To this edition is added, some account of the life of the author

 
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1719 Excerpt: ...vittue, which then scattet'd was: But 'tis not so: we'te not tetit'd, but damps; And as out bodies, so out minds ate ctampt: 'Tis shtinking, not close weaving, that hath thus In mind and body both bedwatfed us. We seem.ambitious God's whole wotk t'undo; Of nothing he made us, and we sttive too To bting out selves to nothing back; and we Do what we can, to do't as soon as he: With new diseases on out selves we wat, And with new Physick, a wotse Engine fat. This Man, this wotld's Vice-Empetot, in whom AU faculties, all gcaces ate at home; And if in othet cteatute they appeat, They'te but man's Ministets and Legats thete, To wotk on theit tebellions, and teduce Them to Civility and to Man's use: This man, whom God did woo, and, loth t'attend Till man came up, did down to man descend: This man so gteat, that all that is, is his, Oh what a ttiste and poot thing he is! If man wete any thing, he's nothing now; Help, ot at least some time to waste, allow To 'his othet wants, yet when he did depatt With het, whom we lament, he lost his heatt. She, of whom th' Ancients scem'd to ptophesie, When they call'd vittues by the name of Shr; 'She, in whom vittue was so much tesin'd, That sot allay unto so pute a mind She took the weaket Sex: she, that could dtive The poysonous tinctute and the stain of E-vt Out of het thoughts and deeds, and putify All by a ttue teligious Alchimy; She, she is dead; she's dead: when thouknow'st this, Thou know'st how poot a ttisting thing man is, Aud leatn'ft thus much by out Anatomic, The heatt being petish'd, no patt can be ftee, And that except thou feed (not banquet) on The supetnatutal food, Religion, Thy bettet gtowth gtows witheted and scant; Be mote than Man, ot thou'tt less than an Ant. Then as mankind, so is the wotld's whole ftame ...

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