CSL Daily 5/22/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Dangerous Oversight is a poem by Lewis published in Punch on May 21, 1947 and revised and re-titled Young King Cole in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Only the courteous can love, but it is love that makes them courteous.”

The Allegory of Love
(Publish 5/21/1936)

Q05-22 - (Courteous Can Love)

CSL Daily 5/14/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On May 14, 1936 Lewis had Sonnet  published in The Oxford Magazine under the name of Nat Whilk. It is available in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“It is probable that Nature is not really in Time and almost certain that God is not. Time is probably (like perspective) the mode of our perception.”

Miracles: A Preliminary Study
(Published on 5/12/1947)

 Q05-14 - (Nature - Not in Time)

CSL Daily 5/13/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Adam at Night is a poem published in Punch on May 11, 1949 then revised and re-titled as The Adam at Night in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Christianity…is precisely the story of a great Miracle. A naturalistic Christianity leaves out all that is specifically Christian.”

Miracles: A Preliminary Study
(Published on 5/12/1947)

Q05-13 - (Great Miracle)

CSL Daily 1/15/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Pan’s Purge,” a poem by Lewis was published January 15, 1947 in Punch; it’s now printed in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Heaven is not a state of mind. Heaven is reality itself.”

The Great Divorce
(Published on 1/14/1946)

Q01-15 (Heaven is Reality)

CSL Daily 12/26

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The End of the Wine” is a poem published in Punch on Dec. 3, 1947; a revised version called “The Last of the Wine” is in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“In this world everything is upside down. That which, if it could be prolonged here, would be a truancy, is likest that which in a better country is the End of ends. Joy is the serious business of Heaven.”

Beyond the Bright Blur
(Published 12/25/1963; chapter 17 of Letters to Malcolm)

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