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Author QuotedT.S. Eliot
Title QuotedSacred Wood
Date (Year/Month/Day)1966/07/31
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1920I
Quotation[T. S.] Eliot's Sacred Wood remains a book of singular value, one of those books in which every sentence stops you. This for instance on M. Arnold The temptation, to any man who is interested in ideas and primarily in literature, to put literature into the corner until he cleaned up this whole country first, is almost irresistible.
JournalLearning to love: exploring solitude and freedom. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 6, 1966-1967.; Edited by Christine M. Bochen. / [San Francisco] : HarperCollins. 1997, p. 105
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