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Author QuotedAnselmus of Canterbury
Title QuotedProslogion
Date (Year/Month/Day)1940/01/28
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1078
QuotationI have just corrected eighty-six English exams in one of which I read: "Chaucer's ABC was a dirty character in one of the Canterbury Tales." There is a lot of snow here, and it is mostly very nice. I am not bothering to go further than Olean between terms because I have a lot of good things to do here. I have been reading St. Anselm's Proslogion, and St. Bonaventure's Itinerarium with this Franciscan philosopher from Germany, and I am finding out all sorts of good things about scholastic philosophy, and, incidentally, learning to be critical of St. Thomas, which is a good thing for a Catholic to be, I find"”and a rare one.
JournalThe Road to Joy: Letters to New and Old Friends.; Edited by Robert E. Daggy. / [S.l.] : Flame. 1990, p. 9
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