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Quotation by T.S. Eliot
April is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.
T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888–1965), Anglo-American poet, critic. The Waste Land, pt. 1, "The Burial of the Dead," (1922).
Opening lines of poem.
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