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The Poetical Works of John Donne (1864)

S$60.00

The Poetical Works of John Donne (1864)

S$60.00

Title: The Poetical Works of Dr. John Donne, with a Memoir

Author: John Donne

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1864.

Condition: Hardcover, fair. Spine title partly missing, front and back hinges cracked, ex-libris plate on endpaper, small inscription to ffep. Sparse pencil marks to pages, not affecting text. 431pp., app 7″ by 5″.

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SKU: donne-poems Categories: ,

Excerpt:

The Anniversary

All Kings, and all their favourites,
All glory of honours, beauties, wits,
The sun itself, which makes times, as they pass,
Is elder by a year now than it was
When thou and I first one another saw:
All other things to their destruction draw,
Only our love hath no decay;
This no tomorrow hath, nor yesterday,
Running it never runs from us away,
But truly keeps his first, last, everlasting day.