Friday, February 09, 2018


Courtship and Marriage Aids

Simon Heffer, Like the Roman: The Life of Enoch Powell (London: Faber & Faber, 2014), chapter 5 (page number unknown):
Writing to Strachan — who could not be present — on the morning of his wedding, Powell said he had sat up the previous night 're-reading Ovid's Ars Amatoria. This and Catullus have already stood me in good stead.'124

124 SP: Letter from Powell to Michael Strachan, 2 January 1952.
SP = unpublished papers of Michael Strachan.

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