John Donne

1572 - 1631

A Quote by John Donne on body, books, love, mystery, and soul

Love's mysteries in souls do grow, But yet the body is his book.

John Donne (1572 - 1631)

Source: The Extasy, L 71

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A Quote by John Donne on absence, love, lovers, and soul

Dull sublunary lovers' love (Whose soul is sense) cannot admit Absence, because it doth remove Those things which elemented it.

John Donne (1572 - 1631)

Source: A Valediction Forbidding Mourning, st. 4

Contributed by: Zaady

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