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In case I conk out, this is provisionally what I have to do: I must clarify obscurities; I must make clearer definite ideas or dissociations. I must find a verbal formula to combat the rise of brutality—the principle of order versus the split atom.
Ezra Pound (1885–1972), U.S. poet, critic. Interview in Writers at Work, Second Series, ed. George Plimpton (1963).
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