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Author QuotedD.H. Lawrence
Title QuotedSelected Poems / edited by J. Reeves
Date (Year/Month/Day)1968/11/27
QuotationI got Lawrence's Twilight in Italy in Darjeeling and now, here in Madras, a little way down Mount Road, a thin volume of his Selected Poems (edited by J. Reeves). I'm curious to read again after so many years his "Virgin Youth" when today I have seen the Shiva lingam at Mahabalipuram, standing black and alone at the edge of the ocean, washed by spray of great waves breaking on the rocks.
Quotation SourceThe 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. 301
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