CSL Daily 11/29/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On Nov. 29, 1898 Lewis was born and in 1954 he gave his inaugural lecture for Cambridge University on his birthday. It was called “De Descriptione Temporum.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I think no class of men are less enslaved to the past than historians. The unhistorical are usually, without knowing it, enslaved to a fairly recent past.”

De Descriptione Temporum
(Inaugural lecture given by Lewis on 11/29/54)

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