Well, fwiw, Val baby did say on a TV interview that he would have made a great father, and should have had a lot of children, or some such thing. I think its in THE MYSTERIOUS MR. ELIOT video. Cheers, Peter Dr. Peter C. Montgomery Dept. of English Camosun College 3100 Foul Bay Rd. Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2 [log in to unmask] www.camosun.bc.ca/~peterm -----Original Message----- From: Jacek Niecko [mailto:[log in to unmask]] Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 4:20 PM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Re: Eliot and children Would Eliot have been a different person/greater artist if he had children? What a nonsensical question--- Jacek Niecko Washington DC ----- Original Message ----- From: Kate Troy <mailto:[log in to unmask]> To: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 7:03 PM Subject: Re: Eliot and children In a message dated 12/3/02 6:51:41 PM !!!First Boot!!!, [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> writes: " What you get married for if you don't want children? " HURRY UP PLEASE ITS TIME People marry for different reasons. There are many married couples, espcially in Today America, that don't have children out of choice. Yet, they chose to marry.