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July 12, 2014


gilbert Murray

Do you not worry that reading novels like that could have a deleterious effect of mental functioning?


Just reading the Little Professor's account of the novel had a a deleterious effect on my mental functioning.


You keep whetting my appetite for an answer to the question of how you came to specialize in a field that requires you to read so much bad literature, and what your dinner table or cocktail party response is to the question of what you do.

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