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The new philosophy calls all in doubt, / The element of fire is quite put out.
John
Donne
Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century
 
Donne to Butler
 
Selected and Edited with an Essay by Sir Herbert J.C. Grierson
 
“Metaphysical poetry, in the full sense of the term,” as Grierson writes, “is a poetry which has been inspired by a philosophical conception of the universe and the rôle assigned to the human spirit in the great drama of existence.”
 
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Bibliographic Record    Introduction
OXFORD AT THE CLARENDON PRESS, 1921
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 1999
 
 

Notes: Love Poems, Divine Poems, Miscellanies


 
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