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This article is taken from PN Review 13, Volume 6 Number 5, May - June 1980.

Paul Scofield
I think Professor Martin has perfectly expressed what is felt by so many-the dismay at the loss of something so valuable and irreplaceable. Not a complaint that 'Things ain't what they used to be'-but a plea for continuity. In fact I feel the same about the loss of the Latin Mass in the Roman Catholic Church, though I know that that is not quite the same thing as the loss of so much that is the well-spring of all that is deeply poetic and influential in our own language.
-PAUL SCOFIELD
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