July, 1926, Wednesday 21

Had a long sleep out this morning. Mám said to me while I was working that cramming destroys all creative power, and so I was troubled the whole time now thinking I was sagging out my brain, now thinking how little I knew of even…

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September, 1926, Friday 10

More complications to-day. Found our from Dr. Scannell that Matric authors and L.C.H. course are widely different. In English Matric: – Macbeth, Julius Caesar, poems of Goldsmith, Ruskin. L.C.H.: – Hamlet, Merchant of Venice, Pritchard’s Essays, Palgrove’s Golden Treasury. So I can’t possibly do both….

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