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Fourth Sunday after Epiphany: the presentation of Christ in the Temple

I am still on holiday, and this is the time when the traditional season of Christmas ended. Locally, it is the end of the Summer Holidays and the beginning of the really warm weather: January and December are often cool and damp, and the hay was baled after Christmas this year, when usually it is […]

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Sunday Sonnet

This is the last of the nineteen Sonnets on this cycle. Although published in 1633, Many date them earlier. From Infogalactic: Many of the poems are believed to have been written in 1609 and 1610, during a period of great personal distress and strife for Donne who suffered a combination of physical, emotional, and financial […]