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Quotation by T.S. Eliot
Cannot bear very much reality.
T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888–1965), Anglo-American poet, critic. Four Quartets (1942). "Burnt Norton," pt. 1 (1936).
The words also appear in Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral, pt. 2, spoken by Thomas.
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