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a word too much repeated
falls out of being
Then, welcome each rebuff
That turns earth's smoothness rough,
Each sting that bids nor sit nor stand but go!
Look not thou down but up!
Grow old along with me!
The best is yet to be,
The last of life, for which the first was made:
Shall life succeed in that it seems to fail:
What I aspired to be,
And was not, comforts me:
Poor vaunt of life indeed,
Were man but formed to feed
On joy, to solely seek and find and feast:
Therefore I summon age
To grant youth's heritage,
Life's struggle having so far reached its term:
Ezra Pound still lives in a village and his world is a kind of village and people keep explaining things when they live in a villa ...
The pound of flesh which I demand of him
Is dearly bought as mine, and I will have it.
Eliot dead, you saying,
"And who is left to understand my jokes?
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