Saturday, May 07, 2022


Nothing In It

Leslie Mitchell, Maurice Bowra: A Life (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), p. 9, with note on p. 321:
He told Paddy Leigh Fermor that he would always be grateful that his parents had raised no objection to his learning Latin and Greek, 'though they themselves had seen nothing in it'.32

32. C.M. Bowra to P. Leigh Fermor, 15 Nov. [?]; Bowra MSS.
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