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Don Hackett made a comment in the group Classics and the Western Canon4Q3. The Dry Salvages topic
" "Not fare well,/
But fare forward...."

For me, the unprayable prayer is " be it unto me according to thy word", and this is the same as "fare forward",
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Don Hackett made a comment in the group Classics and the Western Canon4Q2. East Coker topic
" Laurel wrote: "he puts old men in the third person."

Good point. But "Ash Wednesday" (1930) seems as first person as can be, and the sixth line is "(Wh
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The Women's Companion to Mythology by Carolyne Larrington
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The Sacred Psyche by Edward F. Edinger
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A Jungian analyst looks at and interprets Psalms. A book go back to. It does not reduce the Psalms to psychology, but rather elevates the psyche.
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Death of a Murderer by Rupert Thomson
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The Five Gates of Hell by Rupert Thomson
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The Wire In The Blood by Val McDermid
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Daemonomania by John Crowley
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