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