Saturday, June 07, 2003

Quote from a letter from the Professor to W.H. Auden, dated June 7, 1955
On writing The Lord of the Rings....
" A great labour: and as the author of the Ancrene Wisse says at the end of his work: ' I would rather, God be my witness, set out on foot for Rome than begin the work over again !' "


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