People: Dec. 15, 1961

"I believe that every English poet should read the English classics, master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them, travel abroad, experience the horror of sordid passion, and—if he is lucky enough—know the love of an honest woman." Having thus enjoined the S.R.O. audience at his first of three fall lectures as Oxford's new Professor of Poetry, British Litterateur Robert Graves, 66, last week wound up the series with a final cautionary note to young ladies who dream of becoming an artist's inspiration: "Too many irresponsible young women, eager for muse-ship, go in search of poetic...

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