CSL Daily 11/19/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Turn of the Tide” is a Lewis poem that was published on Nov. 1, 1948 in Punch (Almanac). Revised version is in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I saw how stories of this kind [fairy stories] could steal past a certain inhabitant which had paralysed much of my own religion  in childhood.”

Sometimes Fairy Stories May Say Best What’s to Be Said
(First published in The New York Times Book Review on 11/18/1956)

CSL Daily 10/21/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On Oct. 21, 1948 Arthurian Torso was published. It contains commentary by Lewis on Charles Williams’s Arthurian poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve,” said Aslan. “And that is both honor enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and shame enough to bow the shoulders of the greatest emperor on earth. Be content.”

Prince Caspian
(Published 10/15/1951)

CSL Daily 9/18/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Landing” is a poem published in Punch on Sept. 15, 1948; a revised version is in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The limit of giving is to be the limit of our ability to give.”

English Literature in the Sixteenth Century
(Published 9/16/1954)

 

CSL Daily 8/25/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Trouble with ‘X'” is an essay by Lewis first published in the August, 1948 issue of Bristol Diocesan Gazette.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I find that I do not exist on my own, that I am under a law; that somebody or something wants me to behave in a certain way.”

3rd BBC Broadcast
(Given on 8/20/1941; Then known as Materialism or Religion)

 

CSL Daily 8/24/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis’s mother, Flora had a short story called “The Princess Rosetta” published in the The Household Journal in 1889.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“God has made it a rule for Himself that He won’t alter people’s character by force. He can and will alter them – but only if the people will let Him.”

The Trouble with ‘X’
(Published in August 1948 of Bristol Diocesan Gazette)