Holy Sonnets

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At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners……………………………………....Williametta Spencer The original poem was by John Donne also referred to as Holy Sonnet 7. The speaker calls for the Christian Judgment Day to take place, and then realizes that he's still a sinner, and changes his mind. By the end of the poem, he's ready to stick the proverbial bun back in the oven for a few more years, or maybe a few thousand, until he has cleansed his soul.Donne's "Holy Sonnets" are famous both for their perfection of the sonnet form and for the way they mix heartfelt religious feelings with mischievous wit. Donne was an Englishman who lived in the first part of the 17th century.The "Holy Sonnets" were published in 1633, two years after Donne's death. The Ghost of Molly Maguire…………….Irish-American folk song Arranged by Gene Glickman The Molly Maguires were a 19th century secret society in Ireland and parts of the United States. This group is best known for their activism among the Irish American/ Irish coal miners. Twenty men from this group were sentenced to execution due to the violent conflicts which made them susceptible to murder and other crimes. THey were hung in 1877 and 1878 in Pennsylvania. Molly Maguire history is sometimes presented as the prosecution of an underground movement that was motivated by…show more content…
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