At 05:17 PM 9/22/2006, Diana Manister wrote: >CR wrote: I'm sorry but your remark, "Eliot, though an imaginative genius, >had his own divisive vision. Alas." is rather off-the-cuff, Diana.There >should be no confusion on this count if one reads Lyndon Gordon's "Eliot's >Early Years". I got my basic clarity on the subject from it. > >CR: Rather than off the cuff, my remark was based on documentation as >cited in this excerpt from the Boston Globe: A rogues' gallery, I think, of a certain ideological bent and willingness to revise, invent, and select "facts" to order. But do you mean your clarity comes from the article, not even the works cited? That's a definition of off-the-cuff, isn't it? Ken A.