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From the May 22 Issue: Anthony Lane's "Englishman Abroad": A Profile of Leigh Fermor

I just really thought this was a gem of a sentence and have been meaning to post it here since I read it:

"For Leigh Fermor, literature is not something simply to conjure with, still less something to theorize about; it is both incantatory music and a body of accumulated wisdom, and one can live by its ordinances, or on its wealth of suggestion, much as a minister lives by the Scriptures."
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