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By Sonia Jain - February 15, 2003
Donne: Holy Sonnet V
(essay follows poem reproduced below)
I am a little world made cunningly
Of elements and an angelic sprite,
But black sin hath betray'd to endless night
My world's both parts, and oh both parts must die.
You which beyond that heaven which was most high
Have found new spheres, and of new lands can write,
Pour new seas in mine eyes, that…
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