At the round earth's imagined corners (Holy Sonnet 7)
by John Donne
At the round earth's imagined corners (Holy Sonnet 7) Humility Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (line)
here on this lowly ground, (line 12)
The majesty of the Day of Judgment is placed beside the humbleness of human conditions. The last part of the poem pivots on the consecutive words "there" and "here." The speaker removes himself from the center of the action and places himself on the "ground."