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A neat resource

Postby rumzy » 12 Apr 2008, 04:05

Many of you will have already seen this page, but I just stumbled across and thought I'd post a link to it for those who don't know about it. It's a very detailed page giving information about allusions and references Lewis makes in THS. Good stuff here:
http://www.solcon.nl/arendsmilde/cslewis/reflections/e-thsquotes.htm
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Postby Sven » 12 Apr 2008, 11:48

The author of that site is one of your fellow Wardrobians, actually :smile:
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Afraid? murmured the Rat, his eyes shining with unutterable love.
Afraid! Of Him? O, never, never! And yet -- and yet -- O, Mole, I am afraid!
Then the two animals, crouching to the earth, bowed their heads and did worship.
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Postby rumzy » 14 Apr 2008, 18:20

Sven wrote:The author of that site is one of your fellow Wardrobians, actually :smile:

Indeed? It's a very useful site. :thumbsup:
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Postby rumzy » 14 Apr 2008, 18:34

By the way, wasn't the title of the book itself an allusion to a poem?
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Postby Sven » 14 Apr 2008, 19:28

If you look on the title page of your copy, you'll see that the source of the title is provided by Lewis. It's from Ane Dialog betwix Experience and ane Courteour, by David Lindsay. (Not the David Lindsay that wrote Voyage to Arcturus, but the one who served in the court of King James V of Scotland in the early 1500s.)
Rat! he found breath to whisper, shaking. Are you afraid?
Afraid? murmured the Rat, his eyes shining with unutterable love.
Afraid! Of Him? O, never, never! And yet -- and yet -- O, Mole, I am afraid!
Then the two animals, crouching to the earth, bowed their heads and did worship.
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Postby rumzy » 14 Apr 2008, 21:57

Oh. Quite. :toothy-grin:
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Postby rofe408 » 17 Apr 2008, 01:52

Awesome. I'll visit that site often. I got curious when I read a bit from "The Rape of the Lock" in THS as to how many other lines he had inserted. thanx for the link. rose
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Postby Lizinka » 04 Aug 2008, 18:11

Sven wrote:If you look on the title page of your copy, you'll see that the source of the title is provided by Lewis. It's from Ane Dialog betwix Experience and ane Courteour, by David Lindsay. (Not the David Lindsay that wrote Voyage to Arcturus, but the one who served in the court of King James V of Scotland in the early 1500s.)

In my book (which is a Swedish translation) there is no such reference! I should have know not to trust anything but the original! I did wonder why they would have changed the book's title to something that translates into "a time of wrath", but as they changed the title, I guess they didn't think it necessary to include the source of the original title either.
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