Tag Archives: T.S. Eliot

“And that, to be restored, our sickness must grow worse…”

From The Four Quartets East Coker […] IV. The wounded surgeon plies the steel That questions the distempered part; Beneath the bleeding hands we feel The sharp compassion of the healer’s art Resolving the enigma of the fever chart. Our … Continue reading

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Are we still trustworthy?

And now a short excursion into common sense. “I am of the opinion, to be sure, that the old rite should be granted much more generously to all those who desire it. It’s impossible to see what could be dangerous … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday by T.S. Eliot

Have you ever read or studied T.S Eliot’s poem Ash Wednesday? You should have, you know. Let us not let Ash Wednesday pass without at least touching on the poem. If you have never read or heard it, at least … Continue reading

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LONDON – 26 Jan: Lecture by James MacMillan!

O how I would love to be at this lecture in London! James MacMillan, an accomplished composer of sacred music, will give a lecture on Sat 26 January (14.30 – 15.30) will give a talk for the Royal Philharmonic Society. … Continue reading

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Bruins win!

I’ve been a Bruins fan for a long time. Just to give this little hockey sweater some scale… my shoes. And I don’t have particularly large shoes. This little wool sweater would have shrunk a little, I think, but nevertheless … Continue reading

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