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John Donne was raised as a Catholic, but as an adult became a cleric in the Church of England after his aspirations to a career as a diplomat fell through. While he is usually described as a metaphysical poet, his writing was much broader than that suggests, encompassing love poems, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons, as well as the sonnets that are most often associated with his name. "Meditation XVII", published in 1624, contains two phrases which will be familiar to many: "No man is an island, entire of itself; ... and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee."   
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trivia quiz  The Poetry of John Donne cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, Apr 28 05

John Donne, MP and Dean of St Paul's Cathedral wrote some of the most beautiful religious and erotic poetry in the English language. I hope this quiz will encourage you to read or re-read his poems!
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rosc
Apr 28 05
333 plays
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trivia quiz  John Donne's Love Poetry cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ms_e, Feb 09 09

John Donne's love poetry is as inspiring as his spiritual works. This quiz provides quotes from four of Donne's love poems: "The Canonization," "The Ecstasy," "The Flea," and "The Sun Rising." You simply have to match the quote with the correct poem.
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ms_e
Feb 09 09
285 plays
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trivia quiz  John Donne - Holy Sonnet Quotes 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ms_e, Jan 27 09

This quiz provides quotes from four of John Donne's Holy Sonnets: "Thou hast made me," "I am a little world made cunningly," "Death, be not proud," and "Batter my heart." You simply have to match the quote with the correct sonnet.
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ms_e
Jan 27 09
189 plays
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