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Complete summary of john donne's devotions upon emergent occasions enotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of devotions upon emergent occasions the third meditation, for.
Meditation xvii xvii meditation perchance he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he knows not it tolls for him and perchance i may think myself so much better than i am, as that they who are about me, and see my state, may have caused it to toll for me, and i know not that.
The opening statement of john donnes meditation iv sets a disposition for the whole article except god, man is a diminutive to nothing (donne 23) is saying man is bigger than the world excluding the fact that god conquers and controls all.
Iv meditation it is too little to call man a little world donne, john the complete poetry and selected prose of john donne charles m coffin, ed new york: modern library, 1952 418-420 the latest (1994) reprint for sale at amazon to works of john donne.
Literature network » john donne » meditation iv meditation iv iv meditation it is too little to call man a little world except god, man is a diminutive to nothing man consists of more pieces, more parts, than the world than the world doth, nay, than the world is and if those pieces were extended, and stretched out in man as they are.