After a rooftop meal at their Chicago condo, she trotted out black lab–border collie mix Rasta, “I dressed her dog in a wedding dress and wrote on a sign bordered in lights, ‘Marry Me?'” Delle Donne made non–sports headlines when she first revealed her romance with Clifton, 27 — director of the De11e Donne Academy — in an August 2016 Vogue profile.Donne entered the world during a period of theological and political unrest for both England and France; a Protestant massacre occurred on Saint Bartholomew's day in France; while in England, the Catholics were the persecuted minority.
In 1598, after returning from a two-year naval expedition against Spain, Donne was appointed private secretary to Sir Thomas Egerton.Selected Bibliography Poetry Satires (1593)Songs and Sonnets (1601)Divine Poems (1607)Psevdo-Martyr (1610)An Anatomy of the World (1611)Ignatius his Conclaue (1611)The Second Anniuersarie. Chapter of The Acts Of The Apostles (1622)A Sermon Vpon The XV. Of The Progres of the Soule (1611)An Anatomie of the World (1612)Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions (1624)Deaths Dvell (1632)Ivvenilia (1633)Poems (1633)Sapientia Clamitans (1638)Wisdome crying out to Sinners (1639)Prose Letters to Severall Persons of Honour (1651)A Collection of Letters, Made by Sr Tobie Mathews, Kt. Twelve of the sonnets, including most of the famous poems, are thought to have been written in the first half of 1609; the last four (the so-called penitential sonnets), between the end of 1609 and early 1611.The other three are of individual composition, and at least two of them—the elegy on his wife and “Show me, dear Christ”—were composed much later.