> Dear Jerome,
> I love your source material and great information. I pointed to Ezekiel
> 2:1 because Eliot sends readers to it in his own "Notes" to The Waste
> Land. (It is the first note in his list--to line 20.) That is the passage
> he is specifically alluding to, if one takes the notes seriously. But the
> rest of this is fascinating.
But if you believe he was being lazy in writing his notes (a number of
them were wrong) then he could be alluding to another passage in
Ezekiel. The reference to 2:1 happens to be the first one in Ezekiel
in which the phrase occurs (as if he were just looking for one to put
Can these bones live?