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Robert Bridges, ed. (1844–1930).  The Spirit of Man: An Anthology.  1916.
 
From A Hymn to God the Father

John Donne (1572–1631)
 
WILT 1 thou forgive that sin where I begun,
  Which was my sin, tho’ it were done before?
Wilt thou forgive that sin thro’ which I run,
  And do run still, tho’ I do still deplore?
When thou hast done, thou hast not done;        5
        For I have more …
 
Note 1. Donne. First stanza of A hymn to God the Father in ‘Divine Poems’. Spelling modernised. [back]
 
 
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