Saturday, August 14, 2010

Rutler on the sturdy English of the Golden Age

"if I had been St. Martha speaking of Lazarus, I might say today: 'My brother who passed away is not well preserved,' but I prefer the sturdy English of the golden age of English: 'The sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time he stinketh.'"

Fr. George Rutler, interview with Kathryn Jean Lopez entitled "Priest walks among the dead:  life as the best drama there is," National Review Online, 13 August 2010.

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