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Quotation by T.S. Eliot
Let the whiteness of bones atone to forgetfulness.
There is no life in them. As I am forgotten
And would be forgotten, so I would forget
Thus devoted, concentrated in purpose.
T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888–1965), Anglo-American critic, poet. Ash Wednesday (l. 59–62). . .
Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
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