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> Anyway -- going back to TSE -- I'd have a question. Did TSE know
> Marlowe's poems well? I've just read Hero and Leander -- the lines
> when Leander is almost drowned by Neptune and is driven to the bottom
> of the sea just reminded me about TSE's final lines in Prufrock. I
> know the mermaids were taken from Donne's Song, but I couldn't help
> noticing a similarity with Marlowe, at least in the way of describing
> the bottom of the sea -- as if it were a cameo.

Dear Sara,
    I don't know the answer to your question.  I just want to say how
much I like your use of "cameo."  If you will consider it flattery, not
 theft, I'm going to add it to my critical vocabulary.

Best,
Marcia