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Quotation by T.S. Eliot
The wounded surgeon plies the steel
That questions the distempered part;
Beneath the bleeding hands we feel
The sharp compassion of the healer's art
Resolving the enigma of the fever chart.
T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888–1965), U.S.-born—British poet, critic. "East Coker."
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