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Donne

 (dŭn), John 1572-1631.
English metaphysical poet and divine who served as chaplain to James I and as dean of Saint Paul's Cathedral (after 1621). His works include Divine Poems (1607).

Donne

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(Biography) John. 1573–1631, English metaphysical poet and preacher. He wrote love and religious poems, sermons, epigrams, and elegies

Donne

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John, 1573–1631, English poet and clergyman.
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As well as occupying a high social status, Henault had accrued some cultural capital, for in 1707 the Academie crowned his essay Il ne peut y avoir de vrai bonheur pour l'homme que dans la pratique des vertus, and he had gained some renown for his poetry: "Dans les premieres annees que j'entrai dans le monde (1712), je donnai quelques chansons qui firent faire attention a moi.