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Author QuotedGiles Lytton Strachey
Title QuotedEminent Victorians
Date (Year/Month/Day)1967/01/20
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1918I
QuotationI have just read a beautiful book by [Romano] Guardini on Pascal [Pascal for Our Time]: this same Pascal who so fascinated and repulsed Camus. Yes, there might be too much bitterness and pessimism in Pascal's solitude and yet he is so right and so acute. Also, I have reread his remarkable discourses on the passions of love. But I am the one who is too talkative.
Quotation SourceThe Courage for Truth: Letters of Thomas Merton to Writers.; Selected and edited by Christine M. Bochen. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1993, p. 210
Letter toVictoria Ocampo
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