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Quotation by Ezra Pound
You let me throw the bricks through the front window. You go in at the back and take the swag.
Ezra Pound (1885–1972), U.S. poet, critic. quoted in Humphrey Carpenter, A Serious Character, pt. 2, ch. 13 (1988).
Remark to poet T.S. Eliot, reported by Pound acolyte and critic Hugh Kenner.
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