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