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What does the poem ‘for whom the Bell Tolls’ mean?
The poem “For Whom the Bell Tolls” speaks of how all humans have a connection to one another. The lines 1-4 compares all living people to a continent. Lines 5-9 is a simile which speaks of if one person washes away, then the entire continent is affected. He then uses alliteration in line 10 to state that death diminishes everything.
The Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them
We have such a nice little quiet, shady corner in the vineyard, down among the tender grapes, with such easy little weedings and waterings to attend to. And then the Master comes and draws us out into the thick of the work, and puts us in a part of the field where we never should have thought of going, and puts larger tools into our hands, that we may do more at a stroke. And we know we are not sufficient for these things, and the very tools seem too heavy for us, and the glare too dazzling and the vines too tall. Ah! but would we dally, go back? He would not be in the shady corner with us now; for when He put us forth He went before us…
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