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Author QuotedGabriela Mistral
Title QuotedMotivos de San Francisco : poems en prosa / por Gabriela Mistral ; seleccion y prologo de Cesar Diaz-Munoz Cormatches
Date (Year/Month/Day)1966/10/04
ImprintSantiago de Chile : Editorial del Pacífico. [1965]
QuotationToday, feast of St. Francis, I am reading a book you would like and ought to have there: Motivos de San Francisco by the Chilean poetess Gabriela Mistral. She is one you must know about if you want to cut any ice in Chile. A very fine Catholic poet, dead now, but very well worth reading. This particular book is poetic prose, very beautiful. St. Francis has a way of inspiring good books.
Quotation SourceThe School of Charity: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Renewal and Spiritual Direction.; Selected and edited by Brother Patrick Hart. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1990, p. 317
Letter toFather Callistus (Jorge) Peterson
Link to Merton's Copy 52192 

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