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Nancy Gish wrote:

>I think, however, that it matters that he changed "nature"
>to "history" at the time he did (sometime between the summer of 1919
>when the first draft was written and 1920 when the poem was first
>published).  He was working on the war reparations and reading about the
>treaty of Versailles.
>
Dear Nancy,
    "Matters" how and to what?  History came to Eliot's mind?  Readers
are being pointed to Versailles?  Matters to an account of re-writing?
 Other?

Marcia