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Author QuotedHerbert J.C. Grierson
Title QuotedMethaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the 17th C.
Date (Year/Month/Day)1939/12/14
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1921I
QuotationThe books on my bed are Grierson's Metaphysical Poets, Bossuet (whom I haven't read a line of yet), Saroyan, the New Yorker and F. García Lorca. Lorca is fine. A swell poet. For that reason I stop writing this and go back to reading him. Flamenco poetry. Very fine stuff.
Quotation SourceRun to the mountain: The Story of a Vocation. The journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 1, 1939-1941.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1995, p. 104
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