Final Word

August 30, 1996

This week's Final Word comes from the work of an author and poet who was the first English writer to receive the Nobel prize for literature in 1907:

"He crossed his hands on his lap and smiled, as a man may who has won salvation for himself and his beloved."

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe , is Judith Purver of Manchester.

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