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Batter my heart (Holy Sonnet 14)

Batter my heart (Holy Sonnet 14)

by John Donne

Violence Quotes

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Quote #4

Nor ever chaste, except you ravish me. (line 14)

Nothing too profound here, but we wanted to point out that "ravish" doesn't imply some simple friendly romp through the hay. "Ravish" implies that this sex (metaphorical or otherwise) is violent or aggressive.

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