Peter Montgomery wrote:
> On the other hand, just to state another possibility,
> there are these lines:
> She turned away, but with the autumn weather
> Compelled my imagination many days,
> Many days and many hours:
> Her hair over her arms and her arms full of flowers.
> La Figlia Che Piane : 17 - 20.
> I find this, of all Eliot's work, one of the
> most compelling. I am always deeply moved by it.
Maybe Eliot's line 38 in TWL alluded to his own "La Figlia Che Piange"
line 20 so we might think of its line 21:
And I wonder how they should have been together!
The husband in Part II seemed to be wondering this
(v. Eliot's note for line 126).