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John Donne Memorial
Bust of John Donne (14074586548).jpg
The bust in 2014
Artist Nigel Boonham
Subject John Donne
Location London, United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°30′48″N 0°05′50″W / 51.51328°N 0.09732°W / 51.51328; -0.09732

The John Donne Memorial is a bronze bust of John Donne by Nigel Boonham, installed in the garden to the south of St Paul's Cathedral in London, United Kingdom. Donne faces east towards his birthplace on Bread Street. Below the bust is an inscription with the text

Hence is't, that I am carried towards the West,
This day, when my Soul's form bends to the East.

It was commissioned by the City of London, led by Alderman Hall, and marks the first public memorial to Donne.

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