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Nancy may have it.  On the net I see a date of 1930 given for
this statement.


Nancy Gish wrote:
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> Maybe the Criterion, January 1930.

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> >>> [log in to unmask] 11/22/04 12:53 AM >>>
> Anyone know the source of this excerpt?
>
> "I myself owe Mr Symons a great debt; but for having read his
>  book I should not, in the year 1908, have heard of Laforgue or
>  Rimbaud; I should probably not have begun to read Verlaine;
>  and but for reading Verlaine, I should not have heard of
>  Corbière. So the Symons book is one of those which have
>  affected the course of my life." - T.S.Eliot