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As to his growing reputation and the fact that he was quickly becoming a well-known public figure, let me record for the sheer pleasure of it that throughout the whole of his life I never recall a single remark, a single word or silence, a single look, the lightest flicker of an eyelid or hemi-demi-semitone of alteration in the pitch of his voice which would go to suggest that he felt his opinion entitled to more respect than that of old friends he was talking with because, unlike theirs, it had won the ear of tens or hundreds of thousands wherever the English language is spoken and in a good many places where it is not.
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C.S. Lewis made it clear that the Chronicles of Narnia were not written as, and were never intended to be read as, allegories. Rather, the story grew out of a supposition, an imagination of what another fallen world, its history, and its redemption might look like. 72 more words