Letter: New-found quote

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Sir: Federico Andahazi ("The anatomy of desire", 3 June), is not the first writer to be censored for using Mateo Colon's "Oh, My America, my sweet newly-found land" as the starting point for a work of erotic literature. John Donne did so in c1633 and was refused a licence to print the poem in question, "To his Mistress Going to Bed":

O my America, my new found land

My kingdom safeliest when with one man manned

JENNY SWANN

Altrincham, Cheshire

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