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Where did Wordsworth describe Keats's poetry as "very pretty paganism"?

It's an oral episode, recounted by the B.R. Haydon, who orchestrated the meeting, and quoted often by biographers, such as Nicholas Roe. The actual wording was a bit different. (Haydon is the "I' ...
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Who coined the phrase, "the Stoic Mistake"?

In C.S. Lewis's Letters to Malcom: Chiefly on Prayer, we see, "My mistake was what Pascal, if I remember rightly, calls “Error of Stoicism”: thinking we can do always what we can do sometimes.&...
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