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Feature Christmas 2020: House of God

Danse Macabre

BMJ 2020; 371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m4600 (Published 14 December 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;371:m4600

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Death and Beyond

Death is deadly, but hope is heady. So sickness and death may spoil living and loving, but dreams foil death by toiling for peace and health. To quote John Donne, "Death be not proud, though some have called thee mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so".


Competing interests: No competing interests

21 December 2020
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
NY, NY, USA