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The Metaphysical Poets (Literature in Perspective)

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Published October 1965 by Evans Bros. Ltd
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Aisling
Oct 17, 2015 Aisling marked it as to-read
"What is our life? a play of passion,
Our mirth the musicke of division,
Our mothers wombes the tyring houses be,
Where we are drest for this short Comedy,
Heaven the Judicious sharpe spectator is,
That sits and markes still who doth act amisse,
Our graves that hide us from the searching Sun,
Are like drawne curtaynes when the play is done,
Thus march we playing to our latest rest,
Onely we dye in earnest, that's no Jest"


Illustration: John William Turner, 'The Slave Ship', 1840

John William Turner The Slave Ship 1840

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