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In a message dated 5/13/03 9:19:48 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
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> I seldom draw inferences from good old Matt.
> Somehow I lost track of his long withdrawing roar,
> as it faded out of the scope of my hearing.
> He was however a major concern for Eliot, so I am
> wondering why you think I would be drawing such an
> inference, and I am even wondering what inference
> you think I am drawing.
>
>
>  Vishvesh wrote:
>
> Are you making any inference to Mathew Arnold ? If so,
> I would be interested to know in what context you are
> making it.
>
>
>
Dear Peter,
    I'm guessing the Matthew Arnold question is in response to your use of
"touchstone."
Marcia

>
> --- Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >Also, there is the observation from some critic
> >or other that in some predecessor of modern English
> >the word means TOUCHSTONE, a stone used for
> >distnguishing
> >real from fool's gold.
> >
>