So unlike prenancy, one can be only slightly bigoted.
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From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: Isaac Rosenberg (1890-1918)
> As one of Pound's biographers notes, Pound had a number of Jewish
> friends, as is, in fact, very nearly characteristic of (pre-ww2)
> anti-semites. Hence the old saying, "Some of my best friends are Jews,
> but I wouldn't want my daughter to marry one." That phrase was less
> recognizable by 1959, when I used it, substituting a certain academic
> discipline for "Jews," in an English comp class at Michigan, and the
> only one in the class who caught the allusion was a young woman,
> daughter of a NYC Jewish psychiatrist, who smiled widely.
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