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Author QuotedD.H. Lawrence
Title QuotedTwilight in Italy
Date (Year/Month/Day)1968/11/21
ImprintNew York : Viking. Compass Books, 1962
Quotation"And the ice and the upper radiance of snow are brilliant with timeless immunityfrom the flux and warmth of life. Overhead they transcend all life, all the soft, moist fire of the blood. So that a man must needs live under the radiance of his own negation." [Note 70: See D. H. Lawrence's Twiligt in Italy (New York: Viking, Compass Book.s. 1962),6.]
JournalThe Other Side of the Mountain: The End of the Journey. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 7, 1967-1968.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1998, p. 290
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