Digital Donne: the Online Variorum

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Previous image Next imageThe 1654 Prose Letters  Letter 126, cont., and Letter 127 (p.313)

you dined with me to day, and come, if your
businesse require your going to his Lord-
ship, you may dine with him, after you
have fasted with me. To day, or any day,
which may be more yours, I aske it of
you with all earnestnesse, on this side im-
portunity, which is the detestation of

Your humblest and thankfullest servant
J. Donne.

To the Right Honourable Sir Robert Karre,
at Court.

This morning I have received a signi-
fication from my Lord Chamber-
laine, that his Majesty hath commanded
to morrows Sermon at S. James; And that
it is in the after-noon; (for, into my
mouth there must not enter the word, after-
dinner, because that day there enters no
[CW: dinner]

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