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Quotation by T.S. Eliot
Desiccation of the world of sense,
Evacuation of the world of fancy,
Inoperancy of the world of spirit;
This is the one way, and the other
Is the same, not in movement
But abstention from movement;
T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888–1965), Anglo-American critic, poet. Burnt Norton (Four Quartets). . .
Norton Anthology of American Literature, The, Vols. I–II. Nina Baym and others, eds. (2d ed., 1985) W. W. Norton & Company.
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