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Anyone know the origins of either of these bons mot,
or bon motses:

Post-Modernists' Lament:

Twas a tale told by an Eliot,
Full of Pound and theory.

and

Virgin's Prayer:

Ezra Pound and Augustus John,
Bless the bed that I lie on.

P.

Dr. Peter C. Montgomery
Dept. of English
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Rd.
Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2
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