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“Here the whole world (stars, water, air,
And field, and forest, as they were
Reflected in a single mind)
Like cast off clothes was left behind
In ashes, yet with hopes that she,
Re-born from holy poverty,
In lenten lands, hereafter may
Resume them on her Easter Day.”

(Epitaph for Joy Gresham)
― C.S. Lewis, C. S. Lewis: Life, Works, and Legacy, Volume 1, an Examined Life

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