Digital Donne: the Online Variorum

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Previous image Next imageThe 1654 Prose Letters  Letter 87, cont., and Letter 88 (p.244)

dead, and leave me out; for as long as
I live, and am not speechlesse, I would
not decline that service. I have better lea-
sure to write, then you to read, yet I will
not oppresse you with too much letter, God
blesse you, and your sonne, as

Your poor friend and humble servant
in Christ Jesus
J. Donne.

To the Lady G.

I am not come out of England, if I re-
main in the Noblest part of it, your
minde; yet I confesse, it is too much di-
minution to call your minde, any part of
England, or of this world, since every
part even of your body, deserves titles of
higher dignity. No Prince would be loth
to die, that were assured of so faire a tombe
[CW: to]

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