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Author Quoted 
Title QuotedSong of Roland
Date (Year/Month/Day)1950/03/01
QuotationSo [Book of] Josue is my favorite epic. I like it better than The Iliad, infinitely better than Virgil or the Song of Roland. It is a clean book, full of asceticism.
Quotation SourceEntering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and Writer. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 2, 1941-1952.; Edited by Jonathan Montaldo. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 413
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