For Lancelot Andrewes

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Critical essays by T. S. Eliot, published in 1928. The title essay is an examination of the style and thought of the 17th-century Anglican bishop, whom Eliot finds to be not only important in the history of the church, but also distinguished for his prose and his vital thought. In “The Humanism of Irving Babbitt,” Eliot questions the possibility of a long life or significance for the New Humanism, since it is presented as an alternative to religion. He demonstrates that Babbitt's faith in civilization must have as discipline a center of dogmatic moral reference, derived from religious authority.

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T. S. Eliot (1888—1965) poet, critic, and publisher

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