I had an English professor who used to get
deeply annoyed whenever students would cite some literary passage but not
bother to quote it exactly. I recall him telling us, "Look, if you're going to
quote somebody, get it right."
I think of this column as a kind of search engine. Mention a puzzling item here and you’re sure to get a response. Recently I mentioned a book titled He Sent Leanness, a skinny volume I used to own. It has gone missing from the devotional-spirituality section of my library.
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