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From needing danger to be good, From owing thee yesterday's tears today, From trusting so much to thy blood That in that hope we wound our souls away, From bribing thee with alms to excuse Some sin more burdenous, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lord, deliver us.

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Source Notes: "A Litany" (stanza 16).

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John Donne (pronounced "Dun"; 1572 March 31, 1631) was a Jacobean metaphysical poet. His works include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, and sermons.

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