Ingrid Bergman). Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me. Hemingway adapted the novel as the screenplay to a successful 1943 film of the same title, starring Gary Cooper and. Others view it more mystically and argue that Donne is saying we are all one and that, when one dies, we all die a little. This isn't as bleak as it might sound, as the counterpoint would be that there is some part of the living in the dead and that we continue a form of life. There was a strong feeling amongst many intellectuals around the world at the time that it was a moral duty to fight fascism, which they feared may take root world-wide if not checked. Ernest Hemingway helped to make the phrase commonplace in the language when he chose to use the quot;tion for the title of his 1940-published book about the Spanish Civil War. Hemingway refers back to 'for whom the bells tolls' and to 'no man is an island' to demonstrate and examine his feelings of solidarity with the allied.
Other phrases about: Death and dying Religion Meaning A quot;tion from a work by John Donne, in which he explores the interconnectedness of humanity - see below. Origin John Donne (1572-1631 Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, Meditation XVII : Nunc Lento Sonitu Dicunt, Morieris : "Perchance he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that.