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Author QuotedAlbert Camus
Title Quotedpeste
Date (Year/Month/Day)1967/05/06
Imprint[Paris] : Gallimard. [1947]
QuotationVery curious. This morning I begin my work on Camus' Plague and last evening coming up from the monastery I found a dead mouse on my doorstep. I tried to figure out what had killed it, but there was no indication, it was just dead.
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. 228
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