Of Magnus Martyr ...

The interior of St. Magnus Martyr is to my mind one of the finest among Wren's interiors. See The Proposed Demolition of Nineteen City Churches: (P.S. King & Son, Ltd.). [Eliot's note] In these lines, the "pleasant" music, the "fishmen" resting after labour, and the splendour of the church interior all suggest a world of true values, where work and relaxation are both real and take place in a context of religious meaning. It is but a momentary glimpse of an almost lost world.

 
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