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How unpleasant to meet Mr. Eliot!
With his features of clerical cut,
And his brow so grim
And his mouth so prim
In a coat of fur
And a porpentine cat
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Different as the two poets are in many ways, and though Frost conducted a kind of private war with Eliot, it is possible to discer ...
Pound was silly, bumptious, extravagantly generous, annoying, exhibitionistic; Eliot was sensible, cautious, retiring, soothing, s ...
John Eliot came to preach to the Podunks in 1657, translated the Bible into their language, but made little progress in aboriginal ...
[On Harvard President Charles William Eliot's lamentation that the average Harvard graduate had fewer than two children:] That is ...
Both Eliot and Pound condense; their best verse is weighted--Pound's, with sensual experience primarily, and Eliot's with beliefs. ...
Eliot dead, you saying,
"And who is left to understand my jokes?
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In the face of the modern crisis, both poets turn their eyes to the past and actualize history: every epoch is this epoch. But Eli ...
I concentrate.
My books hypnotize each other.
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