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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.)
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It was 30 lines and a VERy complex process, it would seem. See the attached.

P.