During the next 10 years Donne lived in poverty and humiliating dependence, first on the charity of Anne’s cousin at Pyrford, Surrey, then at a house in Mitcham, about 7 miles (11 km) from London, and sometimes in a London apartment, where he relied on the support of noble patrons.
by Linda Ellis copyright 1996I read of a man who stood to speakat the funeral of a friend.
He referred to the dates on the tombstonefrom the beginning…to the end.
He noted that first came the date of birthand spoke the following date with tears,but he said what mattered most of allwas the dash between those years.
For it matters not, how much we own,the cars…the house…the cash. For you never know how much time is leftthat can still be rearranged.
The LGBTQ community has seen great strides in equal rights this year, most recently with the Supreme Court’s decision to make same sex marriage legal throughout the entire U. Actor Marcus Desion (28) is a New York City transplant originally from the suburbs of Chicago, who’s witnessed the dating scene change over the past eight years.Surprisingly enough, as prideful as they may be to openly express their love for one another, the intimate connections needed to establish long-term, committed relationships appear to be lacking among these men, and the reasons for the disconnect are no different than those for heterosexual singles.Social media’s influence Not unlike the hetero population that surrounds them, the gay community has seen the effects of social media and its ability to rob people of the ability to connect in the physical.There he turned to a comparative examination of Roman Catholic and Protestant theology and perhaps even toyed with religious skepticism.In 1596 he enlisted as a gentleman with the earl of Essex’s successful privateering expedition against Cádiz, and the following year he sailed with , lord keeper of the great seal, in whose employ Donne remained for almost five years.