Devotions upon Emergent Occasions by John Donne

"Devotions upon Emergent Occasions" is a collection of meditations and prayers written by a renowned metaphysical poet during a period of severe illness. The work is divided into 23 sections, each corresponding to a specific stage of the illness. It explores themes such as mortality, spiritual faith, and the relationship between the body and the soul. The book is best known for its profound reflections on human condition and its famous line "No man is an island," emphasizing the interconnectedness of all human beings.

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