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In George MacDonald’s The Light Princess there is mention of two philosophers – Hum-Drum (a materialist) and Kopy-Keck (a spiritualist). Based on other names in the story (like Makemnoit and Clanfort, as well as Lagobel – in Italian Lago bel ) it seems likely that Kopy-Keck either means something in and of itself or else is meant to sound like some other word or phrase.
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From my All About Jack: A C.S. Lewis Podcast page – What made C.S. Lewis such a great writer? One major factor is that he was a great reader. 127 more words
The prolific writer and great Christian mind of G.K. Chesterton once wrote this about the book The Princess and the Goblin:
But in a certain rather special sense I for one can really testify to a book that has made a difference to my whole existence, which helped me to see things in a certain way from the start; a vision of things which even so real a revolution as a change of religious allegiance has substantially only crowned and confirmed. 172 more words