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Author QuotedFyodor Dostoyevsky
Title QuotedHouse of the Dead
Date (Year/Month/Day)1960/08/17
QuotationYes, I too love Dostoevsky, very much. Staretz Zosima can always make me weep and a lot of the beat people in the books also. I love the little Jew in The House of the Dead (the one with the prayers, the weeping, the joy) "¦
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 138
Letter toDorothy Day
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