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Quotation by Ezra Pound
he had been born
In a half savage country, out of date;
Bent resolutely on wringing lilies from the acorn;
Ezra Pound (1885–1972), U.S. poet. Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. (Life and Contacts) (l. 5–8). . .
The Selected Poems of Ezra Pound. (1957) New Directions.
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