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Our two souls therefore , which are one , Though I must go , endure not yet A
breach , but an expansion , Like gold to airy thinness beat . If we be two ? we are
two so As ftiff twin - compasses are two : Thy soul , the fixt foot , makes no show
AN EPITAPH · WRITTEN BY DOCTOR CORBET , LATE BISHOP OF OXFORD ,
ON HIS FRIEND , DOCTOR DONNE , He that would write an epitaph for thee ,
And write it well , must first begin to be Such as thou wert ; for none can truly
And though I have undertaken it , yet it hath been with some unwillingness ;
because I foresee that it must prove to me , and especially at this time of my age ,
a work of much labour to enquire , consider , research , and determine what is ...
First , as there could be in natural “ bodies no motion of any thing , unless " there
were some first which moved all “ things , and continued unmoveable ; “ even so
in politic societies there must “ be some unpunishable , or else no man “ shall ...
ing no means of deliverance ordinary , were fain to persuade themselves that
God must needs raise some extraordinary means ; and being persuaded of none
so well as of themselves , they forth with must needs be the instruments of this ...
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Important as a source especially for Donne and Herbert, though I believe Amy Charles was critical of Walton in her life of Herbert . Walton does tend to idealize his subjects. Read full review