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

Dr Herbert Howells
Ever since I was a choirboy the words of the Book of Common Prayer could move me to tears. But now it is as if someone had gone about putting black marks on one church after another. What would we say if someone thought they could alter the rhythm and vocabulary of Shakespeare?
-DR HERBERT HOWELLS
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