In a message dated 4/29/2003 10:41:37 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [log in to unmask] writes:

... start, as Eliot did, with what is, and
stay with it, as Eliot did (and as very few do), and you are constrained to
reach some thing finer, of lasting value.

[Peter Montgomery] 
"Humankind cannot bear very much reality."