All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘John’

  • John Donne A Valediction Forbidding Mourning

    John Donne A Valediction Forbidding Mourning Short Lecture

    Batter My Heart - John Donne

    Let God ravish the poet, as that is the only way the Lord can have him. Batter my heart, three-person’d God, for you As yet but knock, breathe, shine, and seek to mend; That I may rise and stand, o’erthrow me, and bend Your force to break, blow, burn, and make me new. I, like an usurp’d town to’another due, Labor to’admit you, but oh, to no end; Reason, your viceroy in me, me should defend, But is captiv’d, and proves weak or untrue. Yet dearly’I love you, and would be lov’d fain, But am betroth’d unto your enemy; Divorce me,’untie or break that knot again, Take me to you, imprison me, for I, Except you’enthrall me, never shall be free, Nor ever chaste, except you ravish me.
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  • Richard Burton reads John Donne’s poem ‘Go and catch a falling star’

  • John Donne – Song’- poem

    John Donne - Song'- poem

    rnaudioproductions for Song’- poem by John Donne 1573–1631 GO and catch a falling star, Get with child a mandrake root, Tell me where all past years are, Or who cleft the Devil’s foot; Teach me to hear mermaids singing, Or to keep off envy’s stinging, And find What wind Serves to advance an honest mind. If thou be’st born to strange sights, Things invisible to see, Ride ten thousand days and nights Till Age snow white hairs on thee; Thou, when thou return’st, wilt tell me All strange wonders that befell thee, And swear No where Lives a woman true and fair. If thou find’st one, let me know; Such a pilgrimage were sweet. Yet do not; I would not go, Though at next door we might meet. Though she were true when you met her, And last till you write your letter, Yet she Will be False, ere I come, to two or three. Audio created by Robert Nichol AudioProductions London All rights reserved rnaudioproductions for mp3 ipod download audio book audiobooks

    Starts at 0:08. Not sure why! haha sorry about that. I do not own copyrights to this material. From Van Morrison’s 1983 album, Inarticulate Speech of the Heart.
    Video Rating: 4 / 5

  • 07/09/2010 – John Donne house

    A few nice John Donne images I found:

    07/09/2010 – John Donne house

    Image by Mitya Adamsky

  • Holy Sonnet 13 by John Donne

    Holy Sonnet 13. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by David Barnes. Playlist for: The Holy Sonnets by John Donne:
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  • “The Sun Rising” by John Donne. Performed by Julian Glover.

    From the 1984 series, “Six Centuries of Verse”, episode six: “Metaphysical and Devotional Poets 1590-1670′.
    Video Rating: 5 / 5

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