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We understood
Her by her sight; her pure and eloquent blood
Spoke in her cheeks, and so read more

We understood
Her by her sight; her pure and eloquent blood
Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought
That one might almost say her body thought.
- Dr. John Donne,

by Dr. John Donne Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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I have just got a new theory of eternity.

I have just got a new theory of eternity.

by Dr. John Donne Found in: Eternity Quotes,
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If we consider eternity, into that time never entered; eternity
is not an everlasting flux of time, but time read more

If we consider eternity, into that time never entered; eternity
is not an everlasting flux of time, but time is as a short
parenthesis in a long period; and eternity had been the same as
it is, though time had never been.

by Dr. John Donne Found in: Eternity Quotes,
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He was the word that spake it,
He took the bread and brake it;
And what that read more

He was the word that spake it,
He took the bread and brake it;
And what that word did make it,
I do believe and take it.

by Dr. John Donne Found in: Doctrine Quotes,
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My forces are not enfeebled, I find no decay in my strength; my
provisions are not cut off, I read more

My forces are not enfeebled, I find no decay in my strength; my
provisions are not cut off, I find no abhorring in mine appetite;
my counsels are not corrupted nor infatuated, I find no false
apprehensions to work upon mine understanding; and yet they see
that invisibly, and I feel that insensibly, the disease prevails.

by Dr. John Donne Found in: Appetite Quotes,
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No spring, nor summer beauty hath such grace
As I have seen in one autumnal face;
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No spring, nor summer beauty hath such grace
As I have seen in one autumnal face;
Young beauties force our love, and that's a rape;
This doth but counsel, yet you cannot scape.

by Dr. John Donne Found in: Autumn Quotes,
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