Charles Cameron was a 20-year-old student from Christ Church College in Oxford England. (Source: The Road to Joy, p. 333.)
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See published letter from Merton to Cameron in The Road to Joy, pp. 333-334.
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||TL[c] from Merton
||It is good to get letters like yours but bad because I can't answer them most of the time but thanks
|| "contact with the human race" - good or bad / poets Merton likes - Stevie Smith and Peter Levi, SJ / on being a "dervish" / Milesford Review / Merton's picture of Br. Antoninus "touching water" / politics - A. J. Muste and people from Liberatio / "I promise you a difficult time with all popery" / no opinion on Second Vatican Council
||TLS to Merton
||i read your letter to el corno emplumado (why isnt it cuerno ?) of april 64 and am a dervish [sic]
|| Cameron is a "dervish full of ruah" after reading Merton's "Message to Poets" / "how many zany monks are there at large in the church now ?" - Brother Antoninus, Silvester Houedard of Prinknash Abbey / Martin Luther King, Jr. / Gerard Manley Hopkins