CSL Daily 7/13/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Broadcast Talks was first released in the U.K. on July 13, 1942, containing the first two BBC radio series.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Whenever you find a man who says he does not believe in a real Right and Wrong, you will find the same man going back on this a moment later. He may break his promise to you, but if you try breaking one to him he will be complaining ‘It’s not fair’ before you can say Jack Robinson.”

Broadcast Talks
(Published on 7/13/1942)

CSL Daily 6/27/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The first paperback edition of The Magician’s Nephew came out on June 27, 1963 (first published May 2, 1955).

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“You can’t get second things by putting them first; you can get second things only by putting first things first.”

First and Second Things
(Published in Time and Tide on 6/27/1942)

CSL Daily 6/26/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

First and Second Things was first published June 27, 1942 under the “Notes on the Way” column in Time and Tide.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I think we may except [accept] it as a rule that whenever a person’s religious conversation dwells chiefly, or even frequently, on the faults of other people’s religions, he is in a bad condition.”

Letter to Mary Van Deusen 6/26/1952
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

CSL Daily 4/22/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Hamlet: The Prince or the Poem?” is the Annual Shakespeare Lecture Lewis gave on April 22, 1942 for the British Academy in London.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are.”

Hamlet: The Prince or the Poem?
(Lecture given  on April 22, 1942 for the British Academy in London)

Q04-22 - (Wise Circle)

CSL Daily 4/07/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Another edition (a paperback) of A Grief Observed was published on April 7, 1966. It was first published in 1961.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I gave these talks, not because I am anyone in particular, but because I was asked to do so.”

Preface to Broadcast Talks (Written on 4/6/1942)

Q04-07 - (Gave These Talks)