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Quotation by T.S. Eliot
This is the dead land
This is cactus land
Here the stone images
Are raised, here they receive
The supplication of a dead man's hand
Under the twinkle of a fading star.
T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888–1965), Anglo-American critic, poet. The Hollow Men (l. 39–44). . .
Norton Anthology of American Literature, The, Vols. I–II. Nina Baym and others, eds. (2d ed., 1985) W. W. Norton & Company.
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