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A friend has sent me the following two questions. I could answer the first
one quickly enough, I think, if I were near my books; but I have no idea
about the second.  Can listmembers help?

--Letter (sometime between 1914-1919) where Eliot presents himself as a
"Liberal"?

--In which essay or review does Eliot liken the meaning of a poem to the
meat brought by a burglar to appease the watchdog while the thief's real
work is done?