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Fall of a Wall

John Donne 1572 (London) – 1631 (London)



Under an undermined and shot-bruised wall
A too-bold captain perish'd by the fall,
Whose brave misfortune happiest men envied,
That had a town for tomb, his bones to hide.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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John Donne was an English poet, satirist, lawyer and a cleric in the Church of England. more…

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