Ask and receive

No prayer is wasted
I’m not a great fan of limericks. By a curious accident, however, we have on our living room wall an original autograph letter—itself a limerick, answering a request for a limerick—by one of the great limerick makers of the last century, the English priest and writer Ronald Knox:
      Dear Sir,
      I don’t know if you meant that you want a new Limerick sent. I’m afraid, if that’s true, this is all I can do, but I hope it will leave you content.
      [signed] RAKnox

 

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