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> I was just reminded of what the Chorus says in 'Murder in the Cathedral' :
> "I have tasted / The savour of putrid flesh in the spoon".
> It's worth reading the full chorus online (pp. 66-8) at
> http://books.google.com/books?id=lc3krClq6bEC&pg=PA67&lpg=PA67&dq#PPA66,M1
> Where art thou, Shakespeare? You should have read this !!!
> CR


For years a secret shame destroyed my peace -
I'd not read Eliot, Auden or MacNeice
But then I had a thought that brought me hope -
Neither had Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Pope.
    ~ Justin Richardson, 'Take Heart, Illiterates', 1966