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From: "Richard Seddon" <[log in to unmask]>
> It is in "Reflections on 'Vers Libre'".  I'm using "Selected Prose of T.
S.
> Eliot." Edited by Frank Kermode, Harcourt Brace and Company, I believe
1975.
> Page 35---"There is no escape from metre; there is only mastery."
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There is also no escape from her colleagues or herself,
either: "Lovely Rita, meter maid."

Sounds like a line Eliot might have come up with in the
earlier stages of his career. Do you suppose the Beatles
studied his rhythms, rhymes, &c.? Why not? Bob Dylan
studeied Rimbaud, as did Jim Morrison.

Just for a chuckle.

Cheers,
Peter