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Author QuotedT.S. Eliot
Title QuotedFour Quartets
Date (Year/Month/Day)1948/06/06
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1943
QuotationI wouldn't mind being recognized as a poet if I really were a poet. But it gives me comfort to read poets who are poets. Eliot's Little Gidding and Robert Lowell. "¦the flies, the flies of Babylon.
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. 210
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