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Meaning of translation in lines 9-10

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Meditation 17, John Donne

In the context of lines 9-10, when “one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language”, translation refers to

A

passing from physical life into the heavenly realms.

B

transforming one written language into another.

C

editing and revising to further best communication.

D

an intellectual metamorphosis into spiritual enlightenment.

E

reading into life to see its deeper meaning.