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Gavin Scott Presents: Andrew Marvell’s To His Coy Mistress

Welcome to the latest edition of Gavin Scott Presents, a selection of my favourite prose and poetry. This week, “To His Coy Mistress”, by Andrew Marvell, who came from my home town of Kingston upon Hull in Yorkshire. The poem is packed with phrases you’ll instantly recognise because other people have snapped them up to insert in their own works, starting with the first line “had we but world and time enough” and going on to the remark that “the grave’s a fine and private place”. The poem as a whole...

Gavin Scott presents Episode 2 – John Donne’s “Song”

The second in a series of podcasts presenting my favourite pieces of English literature, this time "Song" by John Donne. [audio mp3=""][/audio] [powerpress channel="podcast"] ...