Carrol Cox wrote: >Consider a hypothetical case. Supposedly, Pound reduced _In a Station in >the Metro_ from an original draft of sixteen lines to the present two >lines. Suppose that it had not been Pound himself but Eliot (or Yeats) >that had done most of the cutting? _Then_ we would have had a better >parallel to what Pound did for TWL but which (I assume) Hayward did NOT >do for 4Q. (Or which Donne's friends did not do for his mss.) > > > It was 30 lines and a VERy complex process, it would seem. See the attached. P.