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Previous image Next imageThe 1654 Prose Letters  Letter 125 (p.311)

To the Right Honourable Sir Robert Karre,
at Court,

If I should refuse the liberty which you
enlarge to me, of eating in your cham-
ber, you might suspect that I reserved it for
greater boldnesses, and would not spend
it in this. But, in good faith, I do not eat
before, nor can after, till I have been at
home; so much hath my this years debi-
lity disabled me, even for receiving favours.
After the Sermon, I will steal into my
Coach home, and pray that my good pur-
pose may be well accepted, and my defects
graciously pardoned. Amen.

Yours intirely

J. Donne.

I will be at your chamber at one after noon.
[CW: To]

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