In the year 1573 when Shakespeare and Marlowe were already boys of nine, Chapman in adolescence, Spenser, Lyly and Richard Hooker men of twenty, John Donne, then important to only a few but destined to the company of royalty, was born. Walton...
Donne, John, 1572-1631--Criticism and interpretation; Donne, John, 1572-1631--Knowledge--Mathematics
John Donne wanted to live the leisurely life of a
gentleman undisturbed by financial difficulties, devoting
his life to entertaining his audience with his
witty insights into life and, especially, love. However,
his marriage, which was frowned upon...