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Quotation by T.S. Eliot
The dripping blood our only drink,
The bloody flesh our only food:
In spite of which we like to think
That we are sound, substantial flesh and blood—
Again, in spite of that, we call this Friday good.
T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888–1965), Anglo-American poet, critic. Four Quartets (1942). "East Coker," pt. 4 (1940).
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