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John Donne
Let me arrest thy thoughts wonder with me, why plowing, building, ruling and the rest, or most of those arts, whence our lives are blest, by cursed Cain's race invented be, and blest Seth vexed us with Astronomy.

John Donne
Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right, by these we reach divinity.

John Donne
Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right.

John Donne
As he that fears God hears nothing else, so, he that sees God sees every thing else.

John Donne
No man is an island, entire of itself every man is a piece of the continent.

John Donne
Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.

John Donne
If I lose at play, I blaspheme if my fellow loses, he blasphemes. So, God is always the loser.

John Donne
Man is not only a contributory creature, but a total creature he does not only make one, but he is all he is not a piece of the world, but the world itself and next to the glory of God, the reason why there is a world.

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